Ayn Rand

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Who is Ayn Rand?

Ayn Rand is from St. Petersburg, Russia. Ayn Rand was born as a Russian Jew. She was born on February 2, 1905. She taught her self how to read all by herself. When she was nine years old she decided to take fictional writing as her career.

Ayn Rand During her High School Career

She was around the exact time of the Bolshevik Revolution and the Kerensky Revolution. She supported everything that was going on. Because of all of the things happening her parents made the decision to move to Crimea. Her last year in high school she study the history of the America. After that she thought that America was the place where you could be free. After that she was determined to move to America.

Ayn Rand After her High School Career

After her high school career her and her family moved backed to St. Petersburg, Russia. She went to College at the University of Petrograd and she graduated In 1924. She really enjoyed Western Films and plays. She then went to the State Institute for Cinema Arts tp learn more about Screen Writing.

A little Later in Life

In Late 1925 the Soviet Russians allowed Ayn Rand to visit some of her relatives that lived in Chicago. She said once she arrived in the United States that she never wanted to go back. She then went to Hollywood to chase her dream as being a screenwriter.

Books that Ayn Rand Wrote

  1. We The Living
  2. Anthem
  3. Atlas Shrugged
  4. For the New Intellectual
  5. The Virtue of Selfishness