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.
Introduction and On the Way, Pages 1-22 Abstract
* Roger MacBride gives an introduction to the book. He is the one who found and edited the letters.
* MacBride was the executor and friend of Rose, Laura's daughter. He gives a short synopsis of Laura's life and Rose's childhood.
San Francisco, Pages 23-49 Abstract
* Laura and her husband...
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