In a terrifying care-free future, a young man, Guy Montag, whose job as a fireman is to burn all books, questions his actions after meeting a young girl...and begins to rebel against society.
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Author Ray Bradbury
never did any fact-checking in regards to the title. He asked a fire chief at what temperature book paper burned, and was given the answer "451 degrees Fahrenheit". He liked the title so much, he didn't bother to see if it was the correct temperature. See more
Version of Fahrenheit 451