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The Fountainhead Chapter Summary & Analysis - Part 4, Chapter 1 Summary

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Part 4, Chapter 1 Summary

A young aspiring musician wonders why he can only find awe in nature. The creations of mankind are uninspiring, and the teachings of his college, that man lives only for society, are depressing. He bicycles past a resort that Roark is building in Pennsylvania, which works with the natural contours of nature's hills and valleys and is created from individual building, each unique and each exhibiting greatness. The young man at first thinks it cannot be real, and he thanks Roark for what he has done. The boy comes away with renewed courage, enough for a lifetime.

This is the Monadnock Valley resort. Roark never imagines he will get the project, but he gets a meeting with the board that is in charge of it. His idea is that people who are not rich lack privacy in their lives and want someplace private to vacation...

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