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Fahrenheit 451

Fahrenheit 451

by Ray Bradbury

You don’t have to burn books to destroy a culture. Just get people to stop reading them.


Ray Bradbury selling newspapers on the corner of Olympic and Norton, Los Angeles, c. 1938. (Getty Images)

Works Cited

Bradbury, Ray. Fahrenheit 451. 1953. New York: Random House Publishing Group, 1996. Used with permission from the author.

Acknowledgments

Writers: Philip Burnham for the National Endowment for the Arts.

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