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Published in 1957, Atlas Shrugged was Ayn Rand's greatest achievement and last work of fiction. In this novel she dramatizes her unique philosophy through an intellectual mystery story that integrates ethics, metaphysics, epistemology, politics, economics, and sex.

Set in a near-future U.S.A. whose economy is collapsing as a result of the mysterious disappearance of leading innovators and industrialists, this novel presents an astounding panorama of human life-from the productive genius who becomes a worthless playboy...to the great steel industrialist who does not know that he is working for his own destruction...to the philosopher who becomes a pirate...to the woman who runs a transcontinental railroad...to the lowest track worker in her train tunnels.

Peopled by larger-than-life heroes and villains, charged with towering questions of good and evil, Atlas Shrugged is a philosophical revolution told in the form of an action thriller.

Product Details

ISBN:
9780451171924
Subtitle:
35th Anniversary Edition
Author:
Rand, Ayn
Publisher:
Signet
Location:
New York, N.Y., U.S.A. :
Subject:
Capitalism
Subject:
Objectivity
Subject:
Objectivity -- Fiction.
Subject:
Didactic fiction
Subject:
General Fiction
Subject:
Science / Adventure
Copyright:
Edition Description:
35th anniversary ed.
Series Volume:
no. 15
Publication Date:
1992
Binding:
Paperback
Grade Level:
General/trade
Illustrations:
Yes
Pages:
1096
Dimensions:
5 x 7 x 1 in 0.5 lb

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