By Anne Conover Heller
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Ayn Rand’s books have attracted 3 generations of readers, formed the Libertarian move, inspired White apartment monetary rules in the course of the Reagan years and past, and encouraged the Tea celebration flow. but twenty-eight years after her demise, readers recognize little or no approximately her life.
In this seminal biography, Anne C. Heller lines the arguable author’s existence from her youth in Bolshevik Russia to her years as a Hollywood screenwriter, the e-book of her blockbuster novels, and the increase and fall of the cult that worshipped her within the Fifties and Nineteen Sixties. in accordance with unique study in Russia and ratings of interviews with Rand’s neighbors and previous acolytes, Ayn Rand and the area She Made is a complete and eye-opening portrait of 1 of the main major and unbelievable figures of the 20th century.
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