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Atlas Shrugged

by Ayn Rand

This is the story of a man who said that he would stop the motor of the world and did. Was he a destroyer or the greatest of liberators?Why did he have to fight his battle, not against his enemies, but against those who needed him most, and his hardest battle against the woman he loved? What is the worlds motor and the motive power of every man? Y...
Publish Date
1999
August 1
Goodreads rating
3.69
ISBN
8601400311974
Tags
philosophysocial-sciencespoliticsclassicsfiction
Recommendations
9
Recommendations
Nov 21, 2011
@swasthi_cs bourne identity...atlas shrugged...douglas adams books...and artemis fowl     source
Steve Jobs read some books that really were his guide in life. I think Atlas Shrugged might have been one of them that he mentioned back then.     source
Sets these bold, stark characters—you could even call them Christ figures—and you think to yourself, 'I want to be that.'     source
Jul 27, 2012
Q. The Randian philosophy has come to bear on this situation, you would admit. T. K. - That’s probably true. I’d say there’s an uncanny resemblance, especially on the “Atlas Shrugged” side.     source
When I first read Ayn Rand's books in the late 80s, it felt pretty crazy. And in the last decades, it's in many ways felt much more correct.     source
Something I’ve read multiple times to get me in the mindset of not letting anything stand in my way     source
I read Atlas Shrugged when I was 15, and I gave it to a lot of people because it shifted how I looked at certain things.     source
My favorite book.     source
Loved Atlas Shrugged. Read often.     source