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Atlas shrugged / Ayn Rand.

Atlas shrugged / Ayn Rand.
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ISBN 9780141188935 (pbk.)
Author Rand, Ayn
Title Atlas shrugged / Ayn Rand.
Publisher/Date London : Penguin, 2007.
Pagination etc. 1168 p. ; 20 cm.
Series Modern classics
Contents note This edition first published by Plume, 1999.
Summary Note "Opening with the enigmatic question 'Who is John Galt?', 'Atlas Shrugged' envisions a world where 'men of talent' - the great innovators, producers and creators - have mysteriously disappeared. With the US economy now faltering, businesswoman Dagny Taggart is struggling to get the transcontinental railroad up and running. For her John Galt is the enemy, but as she will learn, nothing in this situation is quite as it seems. Hugely influential and grand in scope, this story of a man who stopped the motor of the world expounds Rand's controversial philosophy of Objectivism, which champions competition, creativity and human greatness." -- Back cover.
Subject Egoism -- Fiction
Capitalism -- Fiction
Objectivity -- Fiction
Adventure fiction.
Science fiction.
Shelf Location F RAND
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