Short Essay Questions Key
1. How do the passengers on the bus react after a man is shot at the beginning of the book?
After a man is shot getting onto a bus at the beginning of the book, the passengers becomes shocked and they all disappear before anyone can ask them questions about the shooting.
2. What is the nature of most of the bus passengers police track down regarding the shooting in Section 1?
When police track down the bus passengers that were aboard during the shooting in Section 1, most of the witnesses tell police that their seat windows were too steamy to be able to see out of and that they didn't see what happened.
3. What information do the police first find out regarding Salvatore after his identity is discovered?
After Salvatore's identity is first discovered, the police discover that he is a local bricklayer that owns a company called the Santa Fara Co-operative society with some other men in town.
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