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The Passion of Ayn Rand's Critics: The Case Against the Brandens

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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.
Hardcover, 385 pages
Published May 1st 2005 by Durban House
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John Harder
Sep 13, 2013 John Harder rated it did not like it
First the background. Ayn Rand (a personal hero of mine) carried on an affair with a married man half her age after she obtained permission to do so from both her husband and her lover’s spouse – bizarre, I know. After 14 years the affair ended and her lover, Nathanial Brandon wrote a tell-all and highly uncomplimentary book called My Years with Ayn Rand, and Brandon’s wife also wrote a rather disparaging book called The Passion of Ayn Rand.

The Passion of Ayn Rands’ Critics is the response to th
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David Arceneaux
Oct 05, 2014 David Arceneaux rated it it was amazing
There are two parts to this book. The first part is a detailed analysis of what the Brandens wrote about Ayn Rand in their books, and the second is a look at what Ayn Rand wrote in her diaries about the Brandens.

This book is an important answer to the Brandens' books, which are used to reinforce the opinions of those who already hate Ayn Rand.
Jason Letman
Mar 01, 2009 Jason Letman rated it really liked it
An insightful analysis of the Branden's biographies and lenghtly passages from Rand's personal journals. It is fascinating to see her mind at work on a personal problem.
Ed
Jun 06, 2008 Ed rated it really liked it
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