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 1-2 Abstract
* Private detective Elvis Cole helps his girlfriend move into a new place in Beverly Hills. She has moved to Los Angeles from Baton Rouge to be a legal analyst on television.
* Elvis gets a call from his partner, Joe Pike, to help him search for a missing woman.
* Elvis goes to Frank Garcia's...
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