The Fountainhead by Ayn Rand [CENTENNIAL EDITION TRADE PAPERBACK] 2005 • Plume

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The Fountainhead by Ayn Rand


Very nice deluxe trade paperback edition with matte cover, deckle edged pages and front and rear panels. 

Book is in very good condition.   

Cover shows some mild shelf / edge wear.  *small handwritten number written on front flyleaf page.  Otherwise, reads as new. 

This centennial edition of "The Fountainhead," celebrating the controversial and enduring legacy of its author, features an afterword by Rand's literary executor, Leonard Peikoff, offering some of Ayn Rand's personal notes on the development of her masterwork, and a Reader's Guide to her writings and philosophy.  Includes intro by the author. 

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...