The Passion of Ayn Rand's Critics by James S. Valliant

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Read Rand's own never-before-scene journal entries about the Brandons. Author Valliant shines light on the truth hidden by the Brandens' biographies and sets the record straight.
 

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James S. Valliant, author of The Passion of Ayn Rand's Critics, is one of the foremost experts on the philosophy of Ayn Rand. He currently is writing a book on the origins and nature of the New Testament and lives with his wofe, Holly, and two small dogs in San Diego, California.
 
Published May 1, 2005 by Durban House. 385 pages
Genres: Biographies & Memoirs, Literature & Fiction. Fiction

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The author also makes use of previously unpublished personal journals kept by Rand in 1967 and ’68, when her vast Objectivist following split into camps and drifted away over the rupture between the philosopher-queen and her “intellectual heir.” Valliant appears to be a member of the still-very-a...

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In the "heroic-capitalist" novelist's centenary year, prosecuting attorney Valliant skillfully cross-examines two previous biographers' accounts of her tumultuous love affair with a younger man.

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