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The fountainhead

Author: Ayn Rand; Leonard Peikoff
Publisher: New York : New American Library, [2005]
Edition/Format:   Book : Fiction : English : Centennial edView all editions and formats
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Here is the story of an intransigent young architect, Howard Roark, of his violent battle against a mindless status quo, and of his explosive love affair with a beautiful woman who worships him yet struggles to defeat him. In order to build his kind of buildings according to his own standards, Roark must fight against every variant of human corruption.
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Genre/Form: Psychological fiction
Didactic fiction
Fiction
Material Type: Fiction
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Ayn Rand; Leonard Peikoff
ISBN: 0451191153 9780451191151
OCLC Number: 58678539
Notes: Originally published: New York : Bobbs-Merrill Company, c1943.
Includes Reader's guide to the writings and philosophy of Ayn Rand.
"A Signet book."
Description: x, 704 p. ; 18 cm.
Responsibility: Ayn Rand ; with an introduction by the author ; [afterword by Leonard Peikoff].

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Here is the story of an intransigent young architect, Howard Roark, of his violent battle against a mindless status quo, and of his explosive love affair with a beautiful woman who worships him yet struggles to defeat him. In order to build his kind of buildings according to his own standards, Roark must fight against every variant of human corruption.

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