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, Ferryslip Abstract
* Bud Korpenning has just moved from upstate New York to New York City and is looking for a job.
* Ed Thatcher visits the hospital where his wife Susie is delivering their first child, a girl named Ellen.
* Ed meets a man with a heavy German accent named Zucher on his way down the...
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