Chapter abstracts are short descriptions of events that occur in each chapter. They highlight major plot events and detail the important relationships and characteristics of characters and objects. The Chapter Abstracts can be used to review what the students have read, or to prepare the students for what they will read. Hand the abstracts out in class as a study guide, or use them as a "key" for a class discussion. They are relatively brief, but can serve to be an excellent refresher of the text for either a student or teacher.
Part 1 - Wisconsin, Fall, 1907 - Chapters 1 and 2 Abstract
* On a cold night in rural Wisconsin in 1907, wealthy businessman Ralph Truitt waits at a train station for his mail order bride to arrive.
* Ralph lost his wife and children twenty years ago and has tried to uphold a strong composure but the years of need and loneliness...
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