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 One Abstract
* Ethan and Mary chat before he leaves for work. Mary plans to meet Margie, her best friend, for a Tarot reading.
* Ethan walks to work. He meets Joey, a bank teller, along the way. Joey dreams of robbing a bank.
* We discover that Ethan's family once owned the store he works in, but...
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