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The Fountainhead Part 4, Chapter 16

By Ayn Rand

Part 4, Chapter 16

  • Wynand holds out as long as he can, but his paper is nearly ruined.
  • He walks the streets of New York and thinks about what he should do.
  • Finally he decides he can't let his life's work just die. And his actions aren't helping anyone since Toohey sort of rigged the entire game.
  • He gives in to pressure and publishes an apology to Toohey.
  • The Banner sales go back up ,and Toohey's crowd comes back to work.
  • Wynand feels like he's just sold his soul.