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 Abstract
* June Kashpaw, a Chippewa woman fallen on hard times, wanders through a North Dakota town and finds herself summoned into a bar by a prosperous engineer who buys her drinks.
* After visiting several bars, June and her drunken companion park in his truck on a deserted road.
* When the man passes out, June leaves...
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