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Atlas Shrugged

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ISBN-10: 0452011876

ISBN-13: 9780452011878

Edition: 35th 1992 (Anniversary)

Authors: Ayn Rand, Leonard Peikoff

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The astounding story of a man who said that he would stop the motor of the worldand did. Tremendous in scope, breathtaking in its suspense, "Atlas Shrugged" is unlike any other book you have ever read.
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Book details

List price: $26.00
Edition: 35th
Copyright year: 1992
Publisher: Penguin Publishing Group
Publication date: 8/1/1999
Binding: Paperback
Pages: 1192
Size: 6.00" wide x 9.00" long x 2.25" tall
Weight: 2.904
Language: English

Ayn Rand, 1905 - 1982 Novelist and philosopher Ayn Rand was born Alice Rosenbaum on February 2, 1905 in St. Petersburg, Russia. She graduated with highest honors in history from the University of Petrograd in 1924, and she came to the United States in 1926 with dreams of becoming a screenwriter. In 1929, she married actor Charles "Frank" O'Connor. After arriving in Hollywood, Rand was spotted by Cecil B. DeMille standing at the gate of his studio and gave her a job as an extra in King of Kings. She also worked as a script reader and a wardrobe girl and, in 1932, she sold Red Pawn to Universal Studios. In the 1950's, she returned to New York City where she hosted a Saturday night group she…    

Plot Overview
Character List
Analysis of Major Characters
John Galt
Dagny Taggart
James (Jim) Taggart
Hank Rearden
Francisco D'Anconia
Themes, Motifs & Symbols
The Importance of the Mind
The Evils of Collectivism
The Need to Integrate Mind and Body
Rhetorical Questions
Motive Power
The Sign of the Dollar
The Bracelet
Wyatt's Torch
Summary & Analysis
Part One, Chapters I-II
Part One, Chapters III-IV
Part One, Chapters V-VI
Part One, Chapters VII-VIII
Part One, Chapters IX-X
Part Two, Chapters I-II
Part Two, Chapters III-IV
Part Two, Chapters V-VI
Part Two, Chapters VII-VIII
Part Two, Chapters IX-X
Part Three, Chapters I-II
Part Three, Chapters III-IV
Part Three, Chapters V-VI
Part Three, Chapters VII-VIII
Part Three: Chapters IX-X
Important Quotations Explained
Key Facts
Study Questions & Essay Topics
Study Questions
Suggested Essay Topics
Review & Resources
Suggestions for Further Reading