Fahrenheit 451
(CD Audiobook)

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Published:
Grand Haven, Michigan : Brilliance Audio, [2014].
Format:
CD Audiobook
Edition:
Unabridged.
Physical Desc:
5 audio discs (5 hours : 4 minutes) : CD audio, digital ; 4 3/4 in.
Status:
Description

Ray Bradbury's internationally acclaimed novel Fahrenheit 451 is a masterwork of 20th-century literature set in a bleak, dystopian future, narrated here by Academy Award-winning actor Tim Robbins.

Guy Montag is a fireman. In his world, where television rules and literature is on the brink of extinction, firemen start fires rather than put them out. His job is to destroy the most illegal of commodities, the printed book, along with the houses in which they are hidden. Montag never questions the destruction and ruin his actions produce, returning each day to his bland life and wife, Mildred, who spends all day with her television "family." But then he meets an eccentric young neighbor, Clarisse, who introduces him to a past where people didn't live in fear and to a present where one sees the world through the ideas in books instead of the mindless chatter of television. When Mildred attempts suicide and Clarisse suddenly disappears, Montag begins to question everything he has ever known. He starts hiding books in his home, and when his pilfering is discovered, the fireman has to run for his life.

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Language:
English
ISBN:
9781491536247, 1491536241
Accelerated Reader:
UG
Level 5.2, 7 Points
Lexile measure:
890

Notes

General Note
Compact disc.
Participants/Performers
Performed by Tim Robbins.
Description
In Bradbury's futuristic novel, the knowledge gained from books is forbidden, and television replaces deep thought with vapid and menial information. Firefighter Guy Montag is assigned to locate, confiscate, and burn books. He is content with his life and job until he discovers the valuable knowledge found within books. Now, Guy must decide to either continue his stale existence or abscond with his newfound knowledge.
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Citations
APA Citation (style guide)

Bradbury, R., & Robbins, T. (2014). Fahrenheit 451. Unabridged. Grand Haven, Michigan: Brilliance Audio.

Chicago / Turabian - Author Date Citation (style guide)

Bradbury, Ray, 1920-2012 and Tim Robbins. 2014. Fahrenheit 451. Grand Haven, Michigan: Brilliance Audio.

Chicago / Turabian - Humanities Citation (style guide)

Bradbury, Ray, 1920-2012 and Tim Robbins, Fahrenheit 451. Grand Haven, Michigan: Brilliance Audio, 2014.

MLA Citation (style guide)

Bradbury, Ray, and Tim Robbins. Fahrenheit 451. Unabridged. Grand Haven, Michigan: Brilliance Audio, 2014.

Note! Citation formats are based on standards as of July 2010. Citations contain only title, author, edition, publisher, and year published. Citations should be used as a guideline and should be double checked for accuracy.
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