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.
Shepherd's Bush Abstract
* May is an underpaid hotel manager in Dublin, Ireland, who finds herself pregnant by her bossy, Andy.
* May flies to London for a secret abortion and stays with a judgmental acquaintance named Celia.
* May's roommate at the London clinic, Helen, is a return patient who calms May's nerves and insists that May tell...
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