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Fahrenheit 451, Ray Bradbury

Label
Fahrenheit 451
Title
Fahrenheit 451
Statement of responsibility
Ray Bradbury
Title variation
Fahrenheit four hundred fifty-one
Creator
Author
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
  • A book burner in a future fascist state finds out books are a vital part of a culture he never knew. He clandestinely pursues reading, until he is betrayed
  • Since the late 1940s, Ray Bradbury has been revered for his works of science fiction and fantasy. With more than 4 million copies in print, Fahrenheit 451 -- originally published in 1953 -- remains his most acclaimed work. Fahrenheit 451 is the temperature at which book paper burns. Fahrenheit 451 is a short novel set in the (perhaps near) future when "firemen" burn books forbidden by the totalitarian "brave new world" regime. The hero, according to Mr. Bradbury, is "a book burner who suddenly discovers that books are flesh and blood ideas and cry out silently when put to the torch." -- Publisher description
Cataloging source
DLC
http://library.link/vocab/creatorDate
1920-2012
http://library.link/vocab/creatorName
Bradbury, Ray
Dewey number
813/.54
Index
no index present
Interest level
UG
LC call number
PS3503.R167
LC item number
F3 1993
Literary form
fiction
Reading level
9.8
Study program name
Accelerated Reader
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • State-sponsored terrorism
  • Totalitarianism
  • Book burning
  • Censorship
  • Science fiction
  • Book burning
  • Censorship
  • State-sponsored terrorism
  • Totalitarianism
  • Satire
Label
Fahrenheit 451, Ray Bradbury
Instantiates
Publication
Note
"40th anniversary edition, with a foreword by Ray Bradbury."
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
  • nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
Burning bright a foreword by Ray Bradbury -- Introduction -- The hearth and the salamander -- The sieve and the sand -- Burning bright
Control code
ocm28022190
Dimensions
23 cm
Extent
190 pages
Isbn
9780743247221
Lccn
93010885
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • n
Other control number
9780671870362
Label
Fahrenheit 451, Ray Bradbury
Publication
Note
"40th anniversary edition, with a foreword by Ray Bradbury."
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
  • nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
Burning bright a foreword by Ray Bradbury -- Introduction -- The hearth and the salamander -- The sieve and the sand -- Burning bright
Control code
ocm28022190
Dimensions
23 cm
Extent
190 pages
Isbn
9780743247221
Lccn
93010885
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • n
Other control number
9780671870362

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