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The Ayn Rand column

written for the Los Angeles times

by Ayn Rand

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Published by Second Renaissance Books in New Milford, Conn .
Written in English


Edition Notes

Includes index.

Other titlesLos Angeles times.
Statementedited with an introduction by Peter Schwartz.
ContributionsSchwartz, Peter, 1949-
Classifications
LC ClassificationsPS3535.A547 A6 1998
The Physical Object
Paginationx, 134 p. :
Number of Pages134
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL348691M
ISBN 101561142921
LC Control Number98007897


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