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 and 2 Abstract
* Jayber Crow's barber shop has been located in Port William, Kentucky for 32 years.
* Jayber started his business during the Depression and he is a respected figure in town.
* Jayber keeps his own hours and the barber shop is a social center of the town, especially for the men.
* Jayber recalls humorous stories of...
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