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Atlas Shrugged (Paperback)

Author:  Ayn Rand
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Format: Paperback
ISBN-10: 0452011876
ISBN-13: 9780452011878
Sku: 30497201
Publish Date: 8/1/1999
Pages:  1168
Edition Number:  35
Age Range:  22 to UP
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At last, Ayn Rand's masterpiece is available to her millions of loyal readers in trade paperback.

"Atlas Shrugged" is the astounding story of a man who said that he would stop the motor of the world - and did. Tremendous in scope, breathtaking in its suspense, "Atlas Shrugged" stretches the boundaries further than any book you have ever read. It is a mystery, not about the murder of a man's body, but about the murder - and rebirth - of man's spirit.

In 1991 Atlas Shrugged was ranked the "second most influential book for Americans today" after the Bible, according to a joint survey conducted by the Library of Congress and the Book of the Month Club.
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The decisions of a few industrial leaders shake the roots of capitalism and reawaken man's awareness of himself as an heroic being. Reprint.
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Rand's 1200-page novel is a hymn of praise to the concept of rugged individualism, personified in John Galt. This polemic for Rand's philosophy of "rational self-interest" has been a steady seller since it was published in 1957.
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Ayn Rand
Born Alisa Rosenbaum, Ayn Rand graduated from the University of Petrograd and immediately immigrated to the U.S., joining relatives in Chicago and then moving to Hollywood, where she hoped to write screenplays. She worked first as an extra in films, but eventually did begin to write. Most of her screenplays, like her novels, were fiercely anti-Communist, pro-capitalist diatribes. Her first successful novel, THE FOUNTAINHEAD (1945), was a bestseller; it was followed by ATLAS SHRUGGED. Both novels served as Rand's mouthpiece, articulating the philosophy known as Objectivism, which promotes "rational self-interest" and was wildly influential in the 1950s and 1960s. After ATLAS SHRUGGED, Rand stopped writing fiction, devoting the rest of her life to public speaking and works of philosophy. She was married for 50 years to Frank O'Connor, an actor; he died in 1979, when Rand (a lifelong chain smoker) was already suffering from lung cancer, which she died of in 1982, at 77.

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Product attributeBook Format:   Paperback
Product attributeEdition:   0035
Product attributeMinimum Age:   18
Product attributeNumber of Pages:   1168
Product attributePublisher:   Plume Books
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