Short Essay Questions Key
1. What does the reader find out is the plot of the story after reading the Prologue?
After reading the Prologue, the reader finds out the plot of the story, which is murder and deception. At the beginning of the Prologue, readers find out that Mayor Jimmie Lee Horn of Nashville has been killed. Bert Poole is shot by a man dressed as a state trooper who winds up being a hired killer. The assassination of Horn is caught on news footage that is repeatedly aired for the public to see. This causes the public to have no doubt as to who Horn's murderer is.
2. Describe the profession of Ochs Jones.
The profession of Ochs Jones is an investigative reporter. He works for a local newspaper in Nashville, Tennessee. He is also writing a book that could make him a published author.
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