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.
Pages 1-16 Abstract
* Ray is at the Coach and Horses pub talking to the bartender Bernie about their dead friend Jack.
* The next person to arrive is Lenny and Ray immediately buys him a pint of beer.
* The friends have just come back from Jack's funeral and Lenny is upset that Jack's wife, Amy is not...
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