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Atlas Shrugged Chapter Summary & Analysis - Part 1, Chapter 8 "The John Galt Line" Summary

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Part 1, Chapter 8 "The John Galt Line" Summary

Eddie is in the cafeteria talking to his friend. He rattles on about the success of the John Galt Line and how Dwight Sanders, who builds airplanes, will build diesel engines for the railroad. Eddie asks his friend why Dagny is not getting credit for her accomplishments and why they are torturing her for saving them. The friend looks at Eddie with sympathy. Eddie does not know why she called it the "John Galt" line. There is no John Galt. His friend answers that there really is a John Galt.

Dagny is in the offices of the John Galt Line. The windows face a dark alley. The rent is cheap, and the furniture is from junk shops. Dwight Sanders has retired from business without warning. Now she feels the loneliness she...

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