1. What is the year at the opening to the novel?
2. Where is Hadley Richardson?
3. Who are Kate and Kenley Smith?
Friends of Hadley's.
4. Who fascinates Hadley?
A young man at the party she does not know.
5. Whom does everyone seem to gather around at the party?
6. Why is Hadley in mourning?
Her mother has just died.
7. What does Hadley think will help take her mind off her grief?
Having a drink and dancing a little.
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