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.
Chapter 1 Abstract
* Florence Wechek is the Western Union manager in Fort Repose, Florida. She shares her home with pets that begin to stir in the gray dawn.
* Russians launch a Sputnik spy satellite to circle above and Russian-built Syrian tanks cross Jordan's border.
* Florence turns on an Orlando country music station to clean the kitchen and...
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