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.
Boom-Boom, Bangkok Abstract
* The novel begins with a scene from the Vietnam war zone and ends with the introduction of the main character, Richard, who was born in 1974 after the close of the Vietnam war
* As 'Bangkok" begins, Richard is in Bangkok Thailand and he remembers when he first heard of the beach, the subject of...
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