ummm..no not the same. her nom de plume was ayn rand.<quoted text>
Annie Rand the same, one and only nut case
Her books provided wide-ranging parables of "parasites," "looters" and "moochers" using the levers of government to steal the fruits of her heroes' labor. In the real world, however, Rand herself received Social Security payments and Medicare benefits under the name of Ann O'Connor .
which of her novel have you actually read?