Ayn Rand by James Thomas Baker

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Published by Twayne Publishers in Boston .

Written in English

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  • Rand, Ayn.,
  • Objectivism (Philosophy)

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Statementby James T. Baker.
SeriesTwayne"s United States authors series ;, TUSAS 501
LC ClassificationsB945.R234 B35 1987
The Physical Object
Pagination168 p. :
Number of Pages168
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL2735212M
ISBN 100805774971
LC Control Number86029569

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