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.
Section 1 (through page 27) Abstract
* Dr. Vaclav Orlik arrives at the Old Jewish Cemetery in Prague for the funeral of his friend, Kaspar Joachim Utz.
* The year is 1974 and the communists still have a stranglehold over Czechoslovakia. To ensure people are not caught up in the Christian rituals, the state insists...
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