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.
Chapters 1-4 Abstract
* This is a murder mystery set in China in the early 1990s, when China is transitioning from Communism to a market-driven economy.
* Chapter 1 - May 11th, 1990 Captain Gao Ziling was fishing with a friend (instead of being on duty) in a remote canal near Shanghai and found a the naked body of a...
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