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The fountainhead

Author: Ayn Rand
Publisher: Indianapolis : Bobbs-Merrill Co., ©1943.
Edition/Format:   Print book : Fiction : English : 1st edView all editions and formats
The Fountainhead is an unprecedented phenomenon in modern literature. Arguably the century's most challenging novel of ideas, The Fountainhead is the story of a gifted young architect, his violent battle with conventional standards, and his explosive love affair with the beautiful woman who struggles to defeat him. In his fight for success, he first discovers, then rejects, the seductive power of fame and money,  Read more...

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Genre/Form: Psychological fiction
Romance fiction
Didactic fiction
Love stories
Material Type: Fiction
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Ayn Rand
ISBN: 0451191153 9780451191151 9780452286375 0452286379
OCLC Number: 288347
Description: 753, [1] pages ; 21 cm
Responsibility: by Ayn Rand.


Originally published in 1943 and now available in a special centennial edition, this classic and controversial story of gifted architect Harold Roark, his struggle against conventional standards, and  Read more...


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Talent Should Never be Hidden

by Davey929 (WorldCat user published 2008-10-13) Excellent Permalink

This book is one of those stories that will change your life.  It makes you want to be the best at something, to excel, and to know how amazingly skilled you are.  You will always remember Howard Roark, and you will always wish to meet him.  Or perhaps not--he is a very intimidating...
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