Career Highlights

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Career Highlights After struggling for several years at various non-writing jobs, including one in the wardrobe  department at the RKO film studio, Rand sold her first screenplay,  Red Pawn , to Universal Studios in  1932. Rand saw her first stage play,  Night of January 16th , produced in Hollywood in 1934 and then  on Broadway in 1935. Her first novel,  We the Living , was completed in 1933. The most  autobiographical of Rand's novels,  We the Living,  was rejected as too anti-Communist and wasn't  published in the United States until 1936. In 1937, Rand devoted a few weeks to writing her novella  Anthem , which was soon published in England but not published in the United States until 1947. Although positively reviewed, neither  We the Living  nor  Anthem  garnered high sales. Not until the  publication of  The Fountainhead  did Ayn Rand achieve fame. Rand began writing 
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