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.
* Krakauer discusses that Brenda and Erica Lafferty were murdered by Dan and Ron Lafferty.
* The Lafferty brothers were charged with the murders. Dan received life in prison, and Ron received the death sentence.
* The Lafferty brothers explained they felt justified by their actions because they were acting in the will of God.
* Krakauer explains...
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