The Fountainhead - Part I, Peter Keating, Chapters 6–10 Summary & Analysis

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In Chapter 6, there are a series of events. First, in January of 1925, Ellsworth M. Toohey publishes a history of architecture entitled Sermons in Stone, which becomes a raging success. Just one month later, Henry Cameron loses a commission that was very important, and he collapses. He leaves with his sister to go home to New Jersey, and Roark closes the office and burns all the work they have done at Cameron’s request.

Peter Keating is still at Francon & Heyer. He has become even more successful, living in a very nice apartment off Park Avenue. Keating’s domineering mother is in town to help him succeed, and she wants Keating to try to meet Francon’s daughter, Dominique. However, Francon is not interested in seeing them together and makes no attempt to introduce them. Keating asks Katie, Toohey’s niece, if they are engaged...

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