- Paperback: 256 pages
- Publisher: Simon & Schuster; Reissue edition (Jan. 10 2012)
- Language: English
- ISBN-10: 1451673310
- ISBN-13: 978-1451673319
- Product Dimensions: 14 x 2.3 x 21.4 cm
- Shipping Weight: 177 g
- Average Customer Review: 821 customer reviews
- Amazon Bestsellers Rank: #254 in Books (See Top 100 in Books)
Fahrenheit 451: A Novel Paperback – Jan 10 2012
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About the Author
Ray Bradbury (1920–2012) was the author of more than three dozen books, including Fahrenheit 451, The Martian Chronicles, The Illustrated Man, and Something Wicked This Way Comes, as well as hundreds of short stories. He wrote for the theater, cinema, and TV, including the screenplay for John Huston’s Moby Dick and the Emmy Award–winning teleplay The Halloween Tree, and adapted for television sixty-five of his stories for The Ray Bradbury Theater. He was the recipient of the 2000 National Book Foundation’s Medal for Distinguished Contribution to American Letters, the 2007 Pulitzer Prize Special Citation, and numerous other honors.
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