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The Fountainhead

Author: Ayn Rand
Publisher: New York : Signet, 1952.
Edition/Format:   Print 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
ISBN: 0451191153 9780451191151
OCLC Number: 225019945
Description: 704 pages ; 18 cm
Responsibility: Ayn Rand ; with an introduction by the author.

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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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