The Fountainhead Summary
Ayn Rand

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The Fountainhead Summary

Written in 1943 by Ayn Rand, the founder of the philosophy of Objectivism, “The Fountainhead” is set in New York City and spans the decades of the 1920s and 1930s. “The Fountainhead” details the struggles and challenges of an individualistic and brilliant architect, Howard Roark, and the people who surround him.

Howard Roark is a student at the Stanton Institute of Technology together with another student, Peter Keating. The Institute is filled...

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