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Atlas shrugged

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Ayn Rand's epochal novel, first published in1957, has been a bestseller for more than fourdecades as well as an intellectual landmark. Itis the story of a man who said that he wouldstop the motor of the world--and did. Was he adestroyer or the greatest of liberators? Why didhe have to fight his battle, not against hisenemies but against those who needed himmost--and his hardest battle against thewoman he loved? What is the world'smotor--and the motive power of every man?Tremendous in its scope, this novel presents anastounding panorama of human life--from theproductive genius who becomes a worthlessplayboy...to the great steel industrialist whodoes not know that he is working for his owndestruction...to the philosopher who becomes apirate...to the woman who runs atranscontinental railroad...to the lowest trackworker in her Terminal tunnels.Peopled by larger-than-life heroes and villains,charged with towering questions of good andevil, Atlas Shrugged is Ayn Rand'smasterpiece. It is a philosophical revolutiontold in the form of an action thriller.
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9780525948926
9781415949245
9780613357661
9781483086095
9780451168283
9781101137192
9781433256189
9780452011878
9780451191144
9781441737458
9781433262166
9781483086712
9780525934189
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Lexile measure:
990L
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Full title atlas shrugged
Author rand ayn
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Last Update 2018-05-26 23:36:46PM
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subject_facet Adventure stories, Audiobooks, Capitalism -- Fiction, Didactic fiction, Egoism -- Fiction, Objectivism (Philosophy) -- Fiction, Objectivity -- Fiction, Science fiction
title_display Atlas shrugged
title_full Atlas Shrugged, Atlas shrugged / Ayn Rand, Atlas shrugged [sound recording] / Ayn Rand
title_short Atlas shrugged
title_sub
topic_facet Adventure stories, Audiobooks, Capitalism, Classic Literature, Didactic fiction, Egoism, Fiction, Literature, Objectivism (Philosophy), Objectivity, Science fiction, Suspense