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Ayn Rand Reader

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The Fountainhead, which became one of the most influential and widely read philosophical novels of the twentieth century, made Ayn Rand famous. An impassioned proponent of reason, rational self-interest, individualism, and laissez-faire capitalism, she expressed her unique views in numerous works of fiction and non-fiction that have been brought together for the first time...more
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Published January 1st 1999 by Plume Books
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Ellen
I'm looking for a copy of Rand's "The Return of the Primitive," but haven't run across one yet. This book contains an excerpt of it and other writings.

I think I like her fiction more than the straight philosophy or essays. Her ideas about individualism and self-sufficiency strike a chord with me.
Kyle Thomas
If you don't have the time or inclination to pick up one of her greats... this book is filled with much of what made them so.
Chuck
A great anthology of Rand's fictional and philosophical works and tying of the two together.
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