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 1 Abstract
* "The Mambo Kings Play Songs of Love" is the story of Cesar and Nestor Castillo, two brothers who come to America from Cuba in 1949 in quest for a better life and a chance to play their mambo music.
* Eugenio wakes up his uncle to watch a rerun of the "I Love Lucy" show in...
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