The Westing Game Summary
Ellen Raskin

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The Westing Game Summary

The Westing Game is Raskin's closest approach to a classic mystery story. Sixteen interesting and bizarre characters, who live in a mysterious apartment building, compete to become heir to the Westing millions. Inspired by the intrigue surrounding Howard Hughes's will and by the celebration of the bicentennial of the United States, the novel combines a tricky mystery with a tribute to American opportunity. Like Figgs & Phantoms and The Tattooed Potato & Other Clues...

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