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.
Chapters 1 through 10 Abstract
* Victor "Pug" Henry prepares to take over command of the U.S.S. Northampton at Pearl Harbor.
* Pug receives a letter from his wife, Rhoda. Despite the strains of their marital problems, she expresses concern about their Jewish daughter-in-law, Natalie.
* Pug visits his son, Warren, his wife Janice, and their baby, Little Victor...
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