The Fountainhead
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Published:
Blackstone Publishing 1994
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Unabridged
Street Date:
12/01/1994
Language:
English
ISBN:
9781483077031
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UG
Level 7, 53 Points
Lexile measure:
780
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APA Citation (style guide)

Ayn Rand. (1994). The Fountainhead. Unabridged Blackstone Publishing.

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Ayn Rand. 1994. The Fountainhead. Blackstone Publishing.

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Ayn Rand, The Fountainhead. Blackstone Publishing, 1994.

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Ayn Rand. The Fountainhead. Unabridged Blackstone Publishing, 1994.

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        Ayn Rand (1905–1982) was born in Russia, graduated from the University of Leningrad, and came to the United States in 1926. She published her first novel in 1936. With the publication of The Fountainhead in 1943, she achieved a spectacular and enduring success, and her unique philosophy, Objectivism, gained a worldwide following.

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One of the century's most challenging novels of ideas, The Fountainhead champions the cause of individualism through the story of a gifted young architect who defies the tyranny of conventional public opinion.

The struggle for personal integrity in a world that values conformity above creativity is powerfully illustrated through three characters: Howard Roarke, the genius who is resented because he creates purely for the delight of his own work and on no other terms; Gail Wynand, the newspaper mogul and self-made millionaire whose power was bought by sacrificing his ideals to the lowest common denominator of public taste; and Dominique Francon, the devastating beauty whose desperate search for meaning has been twisted, through despair, into a quest to destroy the single object of her desire: Howard Roarke.

Dramatic, poetic, and demanding, The Fountainhead remains one of the towering books on the contemporary intellectual scene.

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Dramatic, poetic, and demanding, The Fountainhead remains one of the towering books on the contemporary intellectual scene.

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