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The fountainhead

Author: Ayn Rand
Publisher: New York : Plume, 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: Fiction
Material Type: Fiction
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Ayn Rand
ISBN: 0452286751 9780452286757 0452286379 9780452286375
OCLC Number: 59829035
Notes: Originally published by Bobbs-Merrill in 1943
Description: xiii, 734 p. ; 23 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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