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
* Mrs. Rachel Bruner sent a book criticizing the FBI to 10,000 important people.
* Now the FBI is investigating her and she wants it to stop.
* She offers eccentric New York detective Nero Wolfe a $100,000 retainer to stop the FBI from harassing her and her family.
* Wolfe agrees to consider the matter and let her know...
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