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.
Prologue "The Dupont Man" | Chapter 1 "That Single Promise" Abstract
* The prologue begins in the men's room of a concert.
* Hoyt and Vance, two fraternity brothers, are clearly drunk.
* Other boys are talking about girls.
* When Hoyt and Vance leave the concert, they find the governor of California and a university student in...
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