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
* In Chapter 1, the reader meets the protagonist, Eddie, an injured war veteran and maintenance worker at Ruby Pier who is unhappy with his life's accomplishments.
* He hoped to achieve more grandiose things and feels lonely and unfulfilled.
Chapter 2 Abstract
* Ruby Pier has served an important role in Eddie's life; it is where he spent...
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