Atlas shrugged (Book, 1957) [WorldCat.org]
skip to content
Atlas shrugged Preview this item
ClosePreview this item
Checking...

Atlas shrugged

Author: Ayn Rand; George Salter; Random House (Firm),
Publisher: New York : Random House, [1957] copyright 1957
Edition/Format:   Print book : Fiction : EnglishView all editions and formats
Summary:

Presents a story that integrates ethics, metaphysics, epistemology, politics, economics, and sex. This novel presents a panorama of human life - from the productive genius who becomes a worthless  Read more...

Rating:

based on 6 rating(s) 2 with reviews

Subjects
More like this

Find a copy in the library

&AllPage.SpinnerRetrieving; Finding libraries that hold this item...

Details

Genre/Form: Science fiction
Dystopian fiction
Detective and mystery fiction
Fiction
Material Type: Fiction
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Ayn Rand; George Salter; Random House (Firm),
ISBN: 9780452286368 0452286360 0451191145 9780451191144
OCLC Number: 287605
Notes: Dust jacket signed: Salter.
Description: 1168 pages ; 23 cm
Contents: Non-contradiction --
The theme --
The chain --
The top and the bottom --
The immovable movers --
The climax of the D'Anconias --
The non-commercial --
The exploiters and the exploited --
The John Galt line --
The sacred and the profane --
Wyatt's torch --
Either-or --
The man who belonged on earth --
The aristocracy of pull --
White blackmail --
The sanction of the victim --
Account overdrawn --
Miracle metal --
The moratorium on brains --
By our love --
The face without pain or fear of guilt --
The sign of the dollar --
A is A --
Atlantis --
The utopia of greed --
Anti-greed --
Anti-life --
Their brothers' keepers --
The concerto of deliverance --
"This is John Galt speaking" --
The egoist --
The generator --
In the name of the best within us.
Responsibility: Ayn Rand.

Notes:

by MERCERM (WorldCat user on 2008-05-19)

Testing.

Reviews

User-contributed reviews

WorldCat User Reviews (2)

An American must read

by MERCERM (WorldCat user published 2008-09-10) Excellent Permalink

Schools should put it on their requried reading list.  Learn what happens when those generating all the jobs leave the scene. 

  • 18 of 18 people found this review helpful. Did it help you? 
  •   

Shrug This One Off

by greatpenformances (WorldCat user published 2007-08-26) Good Permalink
"Atlas Shrugged" is Ayn Rand's philosophy poorly disguised as a novel. Readers who get through the 1000+ page novel deserve a prize—perhaps a "lifetime achievement award"—as compensation for getting so little pleasure.The story centers on Dagny Taggert, granddaughter of the founder of Taggert Transportation...
Read more...  Read more...
  • 1 of 18 people found this review helpful. Did it help you? 
  •   
Retrieving GoodReads reviews...
Retrieving DOGObooks reviews...

Tags

All user tags (26)

View most popular tags as: tag list | tag cloud

Similar Items

Related Subjects:(9)

User lists with this item (40)

Confirm this request

You may have already requested this item. Please select Ok if you would like to proceed with this request anyway.

Close Window

Please sign in to WorldCat 

Don't have an account? You can easily create a free account.