Ray Bradbury imagined a world where firemen burn books and start fires instead of putting them out. In doing so, he created an American classic that resonates to this day as we continue to struggle with censorship and mass media. This new guide enhances your understanding of Fahrenheit 451, challenging you to think about the book in new ways. Included are a biography of author Ray Bradbury, a character guide, an examination of the book's historical context, detailed chapter summaries, and analysis of critical questions and themes in the story. This is the definitive guide to Fahrenheit 451, concise and easy-to-read, guaranteed to add to your enjoyment.