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 One: Another Day Another Dollar. Abstract
* The novel begins at Greeks bar in Brooklyn. This is where the hipsters and sailors hang out.
* There are tensions at the bar because the hipsters and sailors do not get along.
* Hipsters do not have jobs and like to cause trouble, while the sailors are ruled by regulations...
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