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The Fountainhead - Study Guide Part 1, Chapter 10 Summary & Analysis

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Part 1, Chapter 10 Summary

The president of Architects' Guild of America, Ralston Holcombe, thinks that architects should only work in the Renaissance style. He designs a new capitol building in his favored style and gives a party in celebration. Peter schmoozes at the party, talking to Holcombe's wife Kiki. When he is about to leave, he sees Dominique. Against his better judgment, Francon introduces them. Dominique says that Peter is about to say he loves her, but she warns him to wait. They talk about her article and her praise of the less-than-perfect capitol. They also talk about Ellsworth Toohey. Peter can't help comparing Katie negatively to this elegant, beautiful, polished woman. Dominique says she likes Peter, but she doesn't think her father will approve. Later, Peter offers Dominique a ride home. Instead, Francon drives Peter home. He tells Peter that he might be able to handle his daughter...

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