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'The Fountainhead' is one of the greatest books of its time. In it you will meet, head-on, the brilliant young architect Howard Roark. You will ...Show synopsis'The Fountainhead' is one of the greatest books of its time. In it you will meet, head-on, the brilliant young architect Howard Roark. You will witness the beauty, desirability and dangerous ambition of Dominique Francon. You will reel, stunned, like the millions of other readers who have assured this book a place in the century's history, at the meeting, and mating of these two most powerful creatures in modern America. 'The Fountainhead' is about ambition, power, gold and love ? a love so firm that it triumphed over slander, separation, jealousy, and the cruel assaults of those who sought to destroy it.Hide synopsis
The Fountainhead (Turtleback Books) – Hardcover (1996)
Ayn Rand (Introduction by), Leonard Peikoff (Afterword by)
Hardcover, Turtleback Books 1996
Turtleback School & Library ed.
ISBN: 0808519387 ISBN-13: 9780808519386
Howard Roark is an architect whose genius and integrity will not be comprised. He has ideas that work against conventional standards.Howard Roark is an architect whose genius and integrity will not be comprised. He has ideas that work against conventional standards.Hide
Description:Acceptable. A book with obvious wear. May have some damage to...Acceptable. A book with obvious wear. May have some damage to the cover or binding but integrity is still intact. There might be writing in the margins, possibly underlining and highlighting of text, but no missing pages or anything that would compromise the legibility or understanding of the text.
More timely than ever during the Obama y,ears when a so-called "fairer" society is being touted, the classic novel bolsters the view of a single person's right to his own accomplishment. The architect hero did, indeed, BUILD that only to be put on trial for destroying it after ignornat masses, mass ...
This is a book that has an excellent command of language. It is the type of book which a reader will read over and over--including me. The characters are as up to date today as when the book was written.
I am working my way through the works of Ayn Rand, an author who was mentioned in hushed, scandalized tones when I was a young man...certainly not the kind of book allowed in school libraries. Now that I am a high school teacher, I wish Rand's works were more widely read because of her belief in ...
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