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, Pages 3 -19 Abstract
* Isabel Allende is a native of Chile and her father was a cousin of Salvador Allende, one time president of Chile.
* Allende's daughter, Paula, is critically ill in a hospital in Spain and Allende leaves a book tour to be by her side.
* Paula slips in and out of consciousness from complications...
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