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 1-2 Abstract
* Kinsey Millhone, a private investigator based in Santa Teresa, California, is in Floral Beach, CA on a case.
* She has been hired by Royce Fowler, an elderly man who is dying of cancer.
* Royce's son, Bailey, is in jail after being on the run for sixteen years.
* Seventeen years ago, Bailey had been...
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