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.
Part 1 Abstract
* The novel opens with Catherine McKenna ready to board a plane for Ireland.
* She is returning to Ireland for her father's funeral and is trying to block out the thoughts of her baby, Anna.
* She has fond memories of her father from when she was a child which make her sad.
* Once she leaves...
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