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The Resource Atlas shrugged, Ayn Rand

Atlas shrugged, Ayn Rand

Label
Atlas shrugged
Title
Atlas shrugged
Statement of responsibility
Ayn Rand
Creator
Author
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
This is the story of a man who said that he would stop the motor of the world, and did. Is he a destroyer or a liberator? Why does he have to fight his battle not against his enemies but against those who need him most? Why does he fight his hardest battle against the woman he loves? The answers to these questions become clear when the reason behind the baffling events that play havoc with the lives of the amazing men and women in this remarkable book is uncovered . Tremendous in scope, breathtaking in its suspense, "Atlas shrugged" is Ayn Rand's magnum opus, and a premier moral apologia for Capitalism
Member of
Summary
The decisions of a few industrial leaders shake the roots of capitalism and reawaken one man's awareness of himself as an heroic being
Tone
Writing style
Award
Great American Read, 2018.
http://library.link/vocab/ext/novelist/bookUI
051185
Cataloging source
QS2
http://library.link/vocab/creatorName
Rand, Ayn
Dewey number
813/.52
Index
no index present
LC call number
PS3535.A547
LC item number
A94 2005
http://library.link/vocab/ext/novelist/lexile
990
Literary form
novels
http://library.link/vocab/resourcePreferred
True
Series statement
2018 Great American Read
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Egoism
  • Capitalism
  • Objectivism (Philosophy)
  • Railroads
  • Capitalism
  • Egoism
  • Objectivism (Philosophy)
Target audience
adult
Label
Atlas shrugged, Ayn Rand
Link
Instantiates
Publication
Copyright
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
pt. 1. 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 -- pt. 2. 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 or guilt -- The sign of the dollar -- pt. 3. 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
Control code
ocm60339555
Dimensions
24 cm
Edition
Centennial edition.
Extent
xv, 1168 pages
Isbn
9780525948926
Lccn
2009290777
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
n
System control number
(OCoLC)60339555
Label
Atlas shrugged, Ayn Rand
Link
Publication
Copyright
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
pt. 1. 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 -- pt. 2. 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 or guilt -- The sign of the dollar -- pt. 3. 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
Control code
ocm60339555
Dimensions
24 cm
Edition
Centennial edition.
Extent
xv, 1168 pages
Isbn
9780525948926
Lccn
2009290777
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
n
System control number
(OCoLC)60339555

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