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
* Al Manheim and Sammy Glick meet at The New York Record, and Al quickly finds out that Sammy is a motivated worker.
Chapter Two Abstract
* O'Brien, the managing editor, yells at Al Manheim for making grammatical errors in an article that Al wrote while he was drunk.
* Al Manheim finds out it is...
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