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The Resource Ayn Rand and the world she made, Anne C. Heller

Ayn Rand and the world she made, Anne C. Heller

Label
Ayn Rand and the world she made
Title
Ayn Rand and the world she made
Statement of responsibility
Anne C. Heller
Title variation
Ayn Rand & the world she made
Creator
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
A comprehensive and eye-opening portrait of one of the most significant and improbable figures of the twentieth century--from her childhood in Russia during the Bolshevik Revolution to her years as a screenwriter in Hollywood, the publication of her blockbuster novels, and the rise and fall of the cult that formed around her in the 1950s and 1960s
Summary
A portrait of the influential writer and philosopher examines her contributions to American culture and politics, offering insight into her childhood in Russia, successful literary career, and passionate advocacy of laissez-faire capitalism
Tone
Award
  • Library Journal Best Books, 2009.
  • New York Times Notable Book, 2009
Biography type
individual biography
http://library.link/vocab/ext/novelist/bookUI
329069
Cataloging source
DLC
http://library.link/vocab/creatorName
Heller, Anne Conover
Dewey number
  • 813/.52
  • B
Illustrations
  • illustrations
  • plates
Index
index present
LC call number
PS3535.A547
LC item number
Z68 2009
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
bibliography
http://library.link/vocab/resourcePreferred
True
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Rand, Ayn
  • Novelists, American
  • Philosophers
  • Objectivism (Philosophy)
Target audience
adult
Label
Ayn Rand and the world she made, Anne C. Heller
Link
http://www.loc.gov/catdir/toc/ecip0821/2008027638.html
Instantiates
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (p. [529]-540) and index
Contents
Before the Revolution : 1905-1917 -- Looters : 1917-1925 -- Freedom to think : 1926-1934 -- We are not like our brothers : 1934-1938 -- The Fountainhead : 1936-1941 -- The soul of an individualist : 1939-1942 -- Money : 1943 -- Fame : 1943-1946 -- The top and the bottom : 1946-1949 -- The means and the end : 1950-1953 -- The immovable mover : 1953-1957 -- Atlas shrugged : 1957 -- The public philosopher : 1958-1963 -- Account overdrawn : 1962-1967 -- Either/or (the break) : 1967-1968 -- In the name of the best within us : 1969-1982
Control code
ocn229027437
Dimensions
25 cm.
Edition
1st ed.
Extent
xiv, 567 p., [16] p. of plates
Isbn
9780385513999
Isbn Type
(hc. : alk. paper)
Lccn
2008027638
Other physical details
ill.
System control number
(OCoLC)229027437
Label
Ayn Rand and the world she made, Anne C. Heller
Link
http://www.loc.gov/catdir/toc/ecip0821/2008027638.html
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (p. [529]-540) and index
Contents
Before the Revolution : 1905-1917 -- Looters : 1917-1925 -- Freedom to think : 1926-1934 -- We are not like our brothers : 1934-1938 -- The Fountainhead : 1936-1941 -- The soul of an individualist : 1939-1942 -- Money : 1943 -- Fame : 1943-1946 -- The top and the bottom : 1946-1949 -- The means and the end : 1950-1953 -- The immovable mover : 1953-1957 -- Atlas shrugged : 1957 -- The public philosopher : 1958-1963 -- Account overdrawn : 1962-1967 -- Either/or (the break) : 1967-1968 -- In the name of the best within us : 1969-1982
Control code
ocn229027437
Dimensions
25 cm.
Edition
1st ed.
Extent
xiv, 567 p., [16] p. of plates
Isbn
9780385513999
Isbn Type
(hc. : alk. paper)
Lccn
2008027638
Other physical details
ill.
System control number
(OCoLC)229027437

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