Tambourines to Glory Chapter Abstracts for Teachers

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Chapter 1

• Essie and Laura compare memories of the Palm Sundays, Easters, and church-going habits of their childhoods.

• Narration gives descriptions of both women.

• Laura struggles to convince Essie to do something positive with her life.

• Laura suggests that the two of them start a church like the church a few blocks away which was started by a reformed pimp and is now making a lot of money.

• Laura suggests Essie can provide the music while she provides inspirational speaking.

• Essie is inspired to sing a gospel song, and they persuade themselves and each other that Laura's idea could work.

• Essie goes on her knees and prays. Laura says amen "with her hand on her empty wine glass."

Chapters 2, 3, 4 and 5

• The next morning, Essie wants to talk about the church idea, but all Laura wants is gambling money and wine.

• Laura says they need a tambourine and a Bible...

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