Related Topics

The Signal Flame: A Novel - Chapters 1 – 4 Summary & Analysis

Andrew Krivak
This Study Guide consists of approximately 37 pages of chapter summaries, quotes, character analysis, themes, and more - everything you need to sharpen your knowledge of The Signal Flame.
This section contains 2,152 words
(approx. 6 pages at 400 words per page)
Buy The Signal Flame: A Novel Study Guide

Summary

A brief introduction speaks of a family that understands that it has been blessed by God with the power to do hard manual labor that is fruitful. Throughout the family's history, all of the family members-except for one- have always returned home after fighting in wars.

Part 1: The Inheritors of Loss

In Chapter 1, it is early spring. Bohumir “Bo” Konar and his mother, Hannah, pray as Bo’s grandfather –Jozef Vinich –has just died. Father Tomas Rovnavaha oversees the wake. At the wake, Bo listens to the stories of the mourners about Jozef. The stories tell how he came to America just after World War I with only fifty dollars. He had been on a long journey from Kassa through Hamburg to book passage on the Mount Clay. His final destination was Dardan, a city in northeastern Pennsylvania. Once there, Jozef had begun work...

(read more from the Chapters 1 – 4 Summary)

This section contains 2,152 words
(approx. 6 pages at 400 words per page)
Buy The Signal Flame: A Novel Study Guide
Copyrights
BookRags
The Signal Flame: A Novel from BookRags. (c)2017 BookRags, Inc. All rights reserved.
Follow Us on Facebook