Why did grace open the window despite the cold air?

Why did grace open the window despite the cold air?

Grace opened the window despite the cold draft because she was afraid that there might be a gas explosion.

Is Sandy McSouthers Sam Westing?

Alexander “Sandy” McSouthers was a 65-year-old doorman but is also Sam Westing, Barney Northup, Julian R. Eastman, Windy Windkloppel (as discovered at the end of the story) in Sunset Towers.

Why did Violet kill herself in The Westing Game?

Crow had forced Violet Westing to marry a state senator. Violet did not want to marry him, so she committed suicide and drowned herself.

How old is JJ Ford?

42 years of age

What is Sam Westing real name?

Windy Windkloppel

Who is Mr Hoo?

Mr. Hoo is a frustrated inventor who ends up running a Chinese restaurant. He seems concerned with not appearing authentically Chinese enough, so he adds “Shin” to his name and marries a native Chinese woman (Sandy’s research shows he might have picked her because of her family recipes).

What are Sam Westing’s 4 identities?

His four identities correspond to the four cardinal directions: Barney Northrup, Julian Eastman, Sandy McSouthers, and Sam Westing. The real Sam Westing—whatever that means—is, and was, a tremendously successful businessman.

What were Sam Westing’s disguises?

Sam Westing was disguised as Sandy McSouthers, until he “died” on the day that the final part of Sam Westing’s will was revealed. It was wintertime, not actually the Fourth of July, but the Westing house was blown up by fireworks so that it looked like the Fourth.