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 through 5 Abstract
* A man and a woman buy four children from a pimp in Russia.
* The man kills the pimp before leaving with both the boys and the money.
Chapters 6 through 10 Abstract
* A woman is driving home in the middle of the night from a funeral.
* There is a car accident in which the woman...
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