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Ayn Rand and the world she made

Author: Anne Conover Heller
Publisher: New York : Nan A. Talese/Doubleday, ©2009.
Edition/Format:   Print book : English : 1st edView all editions and formats
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A comprehensive and eye-opening portrait of one of the most significant and improbable figures of the twentieth century--from her childhood in Russia during the Bolshevik Revolution to her years as a screenwriter in Hollywood, the publication of her blockbuster novels, and the rise and fall of the cult that formed around her in the 1950s and 1960s.
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Genre/Form: Biographie
Biography
Biographies
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Named Person: Ayn Rand; Ayn Rand; Ayn Rand
Material Type: Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: Anne Conover Heller
ISBN: 9780385513999 0385513992 9781400078936 1400078938
OCLC Number: 229027437
Description: xiv, 567 pages, [16] pages of plates : illustrations ; 25 cm
Contents: Before the Revolution : 1905-1917 --
Looters : 1917-1925 --
Freedom to think : 1926-1934 --
We are not like our brothers : 1934-1938 --
The Fountainhead : 1936-1941 --
The soul of an individualist : 1939-1942 --
Money : 1943 --
Fame : 1943-1946 --
The top and the bottom : 1946-1949 --
The means and the end : 1950-1953 --
The immovable mover : 1953-1957 --
Atlas shrugged : 1957 --
The public philosopher : 1958-1963 --
Account overdrawn : 1962-1967 --
Either/or (the break) : 1967-1968 --
In the name of the best within us : 1969-1982.
Responsibility: Anne C. Heller.
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