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Who are the Book People? What do Book People see as their purpose?
In conjunction with firemen, the Book People investigate possible homes where people are harboring books. Like firemen, they seek to destroy all books.
The "Family" who Mildred interacts with on TV are called "The Book People."
The Book People is the title that Ben Franklin gave to the first squad of firemen that he trained. In part, they decided that ALL books be burned, instead of specific genres.
They are a tribal family present in several biblical tales. Guy mentions them when he is memorizing lines from Ecclesiastes.
A network of book lovers and intellectuals who live communally outside of the city, The Book People learn texts by heart to preserve the written knowledge they contain.