The Fountainhead (Centennial Edition HC)

3.85 avg rating
( 266,016 ratings by Goodreads )
 
9780452286757: The Fountainhead (Centennial Edition HC)
View all copies of this ISBN edition:
 
 

The revolutionary literary vision that sowed the seeds of Objectivism, Ayn Rand's groundbreaking philosophy, and brought her immediate worldwide acclaim.

This modern classic is the story of intransigent young architect Howard Roark, whose integrity was as unyielding as granite...of Dominique Francon, the exquisitely beautiful woman who loved Roark passionately, but married his worst enemy...and of the fanatic denunciation unleashed by an enraged society against a great creator. As fresh today as it was then, Rand’s provocative novel presents one of the most challenging ideas in all of fiction—that man’s ego is the fountainhead of human progress...

“A writer of great power. She has a subtle and ingenious mind and the capacity of writing brilliantly, beautifully, bitterly...This is the only novel of ideas written by an American woman that I can recall.”—The New York Times

"synopsis" may belong to another edition of this title.

Review:

The Fountainhead has become an enduring piece of literature, more popular now than when published in 1943. On the surface, it is a story of one man, Howard Roark, and his struggles as an architect in the face of a successful rival, Peter Keating, and a newspaper columnist, Ellsworth Toohey. But the book addresses a number of universal themes: the strength of the individual, the tug between good and evil, the threat of fascism. The confrontation of those themes, along with the amazing stroke of Rand's writing, combine to give this book its enduring influence.

About the Author:

Born February 2, 1905, Ayn Rand published her first novel, We the Living, in 1936. Anthem followed in 1938. It was with the publication of The Fountainhead (1943) and Atlas Shrugged (1957) that she achieved her spectacular success. Rand’s unique philosophy, Objectivism, has gained a worldwide audience. The fundamentals of her philosophy are put forth in three nonfiction books, Introduction to Objectivist Epistemology, The Virtues of Selfishness, and Capitalism: The Unknown Ideal. They are all available in Signet editions, as is the magnificent statement of her artistic credo, The Romantic Manifesto.

"About this title" may belong to another edition of this title.

Top Search Results from the AbeBooks Marketplace

1.

Rand, Ayn (Author)
Published by Penguin Random House
ISBN 10: 0452286751 ISBN 13: 9780452286757
New Quantity Available: > 20
Seller:
INDOO
(Avenel, NJ, U.S.A.)
Rating
[?]

Book Description Penguin Random House. Condition: New. Brand New. Seller Inventory # 0452286751

More information about this seller | Contact this seller

Buy New
US$ 24.37
Convert Currency

Add to Basket

Shipping: US$ 3.60
Within U.S.A.
Destination, Rates & Speeds

2.

Rand, Ayn
ISBN 10: 0452286751 ISBN 13: 9780452286757
New Quantity Available: 3
Seller:
Pbshop
(Wood Dale, IL, U.S.A.)
Rating
[?]

Book Description 2005. HRD. Condition: New. New Book.Shipped from US within 10 to 14 business days. Established seller since 2000. Seller Inventory # IB-9780452286757

More information about this seller | Contact this seller

Buy New
US$ 24.68
Convert Currency

Add to Basket

Shipping: US$ 3.99
Within U.S.A.
Destination, Rates & Speeds

3.

Rand, Ayn
ISBN 10: 0452286751 ISBN 13: 9780452286757
New Quantity Available: 2
Seller:
Paperbackshop-US
(Wood Dale, IL, U.S.A.)
Rating
[?]

Book Description 2005. HRD. Condition: New. New Book. Shipped from US within 10 to 14 business days. Established seller since 2000. Seller Inventory # KB-9780452286757

More information about this seller | Contact this seller

Buy New
US$ 25.20
Convert Currency

Add to Basket

Shipping: US$ 3.99
Within U.S.A.
Destination, Rates & Speeds

4.

Rand, Ayn
Published by NAL
ISBN 10: 0452286751 ISBN 13: 9780452286757
New Hardcover Quantity Available: > 20
Seller:
Mediaoutlet12345
(Springfield, VA, U.S.A.)
Rating
[?]

Book Description NAL. Hardcover. Condition: New. 0452286751 *BRAND NEW* Ships Same Day or Next!. Seller Inventory # SWATI2122549816

More information about this seller | Contact this seller

Buy New
US$ 27.24
Convert Currency

Add to Basket

Shipping: US$ 3.99
Within U.S.A.
Destination, Rates & Speeds

5.

Rand, Ayn
Published by NAL
ISBN 10: 0452286751 ISBN 13: 9780452286757
New Hardcover Quantity Available: 4
Seller:
Lakeside Books
(Benton Harbor, MI, U.S.A.)
Rating
[?]

Book Description NAL. Hardcover. Condition: New. 0452286751 BRAND NEW, GIFT QUALITY! NOT OVERSTOCKS OR MARKED UP REMAINDERS! DIRECT FROM THE PUBLISHER!|2.41. Seller Inventory # OTF-S-9780452286757

More information about this seller | Contact this seller

Buy New
US$ 27.37
Convert Currency

Add to Basket

Shipping: US$ 3.99
Within U.S.A.
Destination, Rates & Speeds

6.

Rand, Ayn
Published by NAL
ISBN 10: 0452286751 ISBN 13: 9780452286757
New Hardcover Quantity Available: 1
Seller:
Qwestbooks COM LLC
(Bensalem, PA, U.S.A.)
Rating
[?]

Book Description NAL. Hardcover. Condition: New. 0452286751. Seller Inventory # Z0452286751ZN

More information about this seller | Contact this seller

Buy New
US$ 31.73
Convert Currency

Add to Basket

Shipping: FREE
Within U.S.A.
Destination, Rates & Speeds

7.

Rand, Ayn
Published by NAL (2005)
ISBN 10: 0452286751 ISBN 13: 9780452286757
New Hardcover Quantity Available: 2
Seller:
Murray Media
(North Miami Beach, FL, U.S.A.)
Rating
[?]

Book Description NAL, 2005. Hardcover. Condition: New. Never used!. Seller Inventory # 0452286751

More information about this seller | Contact this seller

Buy New
US$ 29.91
Convert Currency

Add to Basket

Shipping: US$ 1.99
Within U.S.A.
Destination, Rates & Speeds

8.

Rand, Ayn
Published by NAL (2005)
ISBN 10: 0452286751 ISBN 13: 9780452286757
New Hardcover Quantity Available: 2
Seller:
Save With Sam
(North Miami, FL, U.S.A.)
Rating
[?]

Book Description NAL, 2005. Hardcover. Condition: New. Brand New!. Seller Inventory # 0452286751

More information about this seller | Contact this seller

Buy New
US$ 29.73
Convert Currency

Add to Basket

Shipping: US$ 3.00
Within U.S.A.
Destination, Rates & Speeds

9.

Ayn Rand
ISBN 10: 0452286751 ISBN 13: 9780452286757
New Hardcover Quantity Available: 1
Seller:
Grand Eagle Retail
(Wilmington, DE, U.S.A.)
Rating
[?]

Book Description Hardcover. Condition: New. Hardcover. A special edition hardcover in celebration of Ayn Randas centennial.When it was first published in 1943, "The Fountainhead"?containing Ayn Randas daringly original literary.Shipping may be from multiple locations in the US or from the UK, depending on stock availability. 752 pages. 1.283. Seller Inventory # 9780452286757

More information about this seller | Contact this seller

Buy New
US$ 35.86
Convert Currency

Add to Basket

Shipping: FREE
Within U.S.A.
Destination, Rates & Speeds

10.

Ayn Rand
Published by NAL (2005)
ISBN 10: 0452286751 ISBN 13: 9780452286757
New Hardcover Quantity Available: 1
Seller:
Irish Booksellers
(Portland, ME, U.S.A.)
Rating
[?]

Book Description NAL, 2005. Condition: New. book. Seller Inventory # M0452286751

More information about this seller | Contact this seller

Buy New
US$ 36.21
Convert Currency

Add to Basket

Shipping: FREE
Within U.S.A.
Destination, Rates & Speeds

There are more copies of this book

View all search results for this book