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
* Lucius Priest speaks to his grandson, recounting an event from his youth.
* One Saturday, he and his father, Maury Priest, are sitting in the office when 6-foot Boon Hogganback, one of the family's white retainers, leaps into the office.
* Boon asks Father if he will allow Boon to take the pistol so he can...
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