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.
The Millionaire's Hothouse Abstract
* John Laroche is introduced as being an eccentric person who is tall, skinny and handsome despite missing some of his front teeth.
* When Laroche finds an interest, he does not merely admire the thing or subject, he becomes thoroughly obsessed with it.
* Laroche has been...
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