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 pp. 1 - 42 Abstract
* Loreto, an old Yaqui Indian, washes cars for money but suffers hunger and aching limbs.
* He runs into a wealthy couple on their way to church. The man made is money from corrupt politics and pimping his wife.
* The wife is a former prostitute.
* The couple feigns being good Christians but Loreto...
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