Hot L Baltimore - Act 2 Summary & Analysis

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Act 2 Summary

Later in the afternoon, Mrs. Oxenham, the hotel's day desk clerk and switchboard operator, is attempting to deflect Paul's request to determine whether or not his grandfather had stayed at the hotel a few years ago. Mr. Katz contends that Paul's grandfather had never been a resident at the hotel, but Paul is relentless in his request.

Mrs. Oxenham also states that the grandfather had never stayed at the hotel, but she also admits that she cannot possibly remember everyone who has been at the hotel.

Paul will not accept the lack of response and demands to see the rent receipts or some sort of hotel guest log. Mrs. Oxenham will not allow Paul access to the records. Ultimately, however, he reluctantly pulls out the record books to begin a search for evidence that the elderly Mr. Granger had stayed at the hotel...

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