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The Resource Fahrenheit 451, Ray Bradbury ; introduction by Neil Gaiman

Fahrenheit 451, Ray Bradbury ; introduction by Neil Gaiman

Label
Fahrenheit 451
Title
Fahrenheit 451
Statement of responsibility
Ray Bradbury ; introduction by Neil Gaiman
Title variation
  • Fahrenheit four fifty-one
  • Fahrenheit four hundred fifty-one
Creator
Contributor
Author
Writer of introduction
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
In a future totalitarian state where books are banned and destroyed by the government, Guy Montag, a fireman in charge of burning books, meets a revolutionary schoolteacher who dares to read and a girl who tells him of a past when people did not live in fear
Cataloging source
MNJ
http://library.link/vocab/creatorDate
1920-2012
http://library.link/vocab/creatorName
Bradbury, Ray
Dewey number
813/.54
Illustrations
illustrations
Index
no index present
LC call number
PS3503.R167
LC item number
F3 2013
Literary form
fiction
Nature of contents
bibliography
http://library.link/vocab/relatedWorkOrContributorName
Gaiman, Neil
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • State-sponsored terrorism
  • Totalitarianism
  • Book burning
  • Censorship
Label
Fahrenheit 451, Ray Bradbury ; introduction by Neil Gaiman
Instantiates
Publication
Copyright
Note
  • "Fahrenheit 451-- the temperature at which book paper catches fire, and burns ..."
  • "The sixtieth-anniversary edition commemorates Ray Bradbury's masterpiece with a new introduction by Neil Gaiman; personal essays on the genesis of the novel by the author, a wealth of critical essays and reviews by Nelson Algren, Harold Bloom, Margaret Atwood, and others ..."--Book jacket
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
  • nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
Introduction / Neil Gaiman -- Fahrenheit 451 -- "The story of 'Fahrenheit 451'" / by Jonathan R. Eller -- from "The day after tomorrow: why science fiction?" / Ray Bradbury (1953) -- Listening library audio introduction / by Ray Bradbury (1976) -- "Investing dimes: 'Fahrenheit 451'" / by Ray Bradbury (1982, 1989) -- "Coda" / by Ray Bradbury (1979) -- From a letter to Stanley Kauffmann / by Nelson Algren -- "Books of the times" / by Orville Prescott -- from "New wine, old bottles" / by Gilbert Highet -- "New novels" / by Idris Parry -- "New fiction" / by Sir John Betjeman -- "1984 and all that" / by Adrian Mitchell -- from 'New maps of Hell' / by Sir Kingsley Amis -- Introduction to 'Ray Bradbury's Fahrenheit 451' / by Harold Bloom -- "Fahrenheit 451" / by Margaret Atwood -- "Shades of Orwell" / by Arthur Knight -- from "The journal of 'Fahrenheit 451'" / by François Truffaut
Control code
ocn849346222
Dimensions
22 cm
Edition
  • 60th anniversary edition.
  • First Simon & Schuster hardcover edition.
Extent
xvi, 249 pages
Isbn
9781451673265
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • n
Other physical details
illustrations
System control number
(OCoLC)849346222
Label
Fahrenheit 451, Ray Bradbury ; introduction by Neil Gaiman
Publication
Copyright
Note
  • "Fahrenheit 451-- the temperature at which book paper catches fire, and burns ..."
  • "The sixtieth-anniversary edition commemorates Ray Bradbury's masterpiece with a new introduction by Neil Gaiman; personal essays on the genesis of the novel by the author, a wealth of critical essays and reviews by Nelson Algren, Harold Bloom, Margaret Atwood, and others ..."--Book jacket
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
  • nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
Introduction / Neil Gaiman -- Fahrenheit 451 -- "The story of 'Fahrenheit 451'" / by Jonathan R. Eller -- from "The day after tomorrow: why science fiction?" / Ray Bradbury (1953) -- Listening library audio introduction / by Ray Bradbury (1976) -- "Investing dimes: 'Fahrenheit 451'" / by Ray Bradbury (1982, 1989) -- "Coda" / by Ray Bradbury (1979) -- From a letter to Stanley Kauffmann / by Nelson Algren -- "Books of the times" / by Orville Prescott -- from "New wine, old bottles" / by Gilbert Highet -- "New novels" / by Idris Parry -- "New fiction" / by Sir John Betjeman -- "1984 and all that" / by Adrian Mitchell -- from 'New maps of Hell' / by Sir Kingsley Amis -- Introduction to 'Ray Bradbury's Fahrenheit 451' / by Harold Bloom -- "Fahrenheit 451" / by Margaret Atwood -- "Shades of Orwell" / by Arthur Knight -- from "The journal of 'Fahrenheit 451'" / by François Truffaut
Control code
ocn849346222
Dimensions
22 cm
Edition
  • 60th anniversary edition.
  • First Simon & Schuster hardcover edition.
Extent
xvi, 249 pages
Isbn
9781451673265
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • n
Other physical details
illustrations
System control number
(OCoLC)849346222

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