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The Westing Game - Sixteen Heirs: Chapter 5 Summary & Analysis

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Sixteen Heirs: Chapter 5 Summary

All but two of the heirs gather in the library of the Westing house. The sixteen heirs are: Grace Windsor Wexler, Turtle and Angela Wexler (Jake Wexler was named as an heir but refused to attend), Crow, D. Denton Deere, Flora Baumbach, Doug Hoo and his father (James Shin Hoo), Madame Hoo (who does not attend, as her husband did not tell her of the meeting), Judge J.J. Ford, Theo and Chris Theodorakis, Sandy McSouthers, Otis Amber, and Sydelle Pulaski.

As they gather, they notice that an open coffin, draped in bunting, rests on a raised platform in the far corner of the room. Turtle sees that it is the dead man, dressed in the costume of Uncle Sam and holding her mother's silver cross.

Sydelle Pulaski enters, using a gaily-painted crutch. "It's really nothing," she reports bravely, and she says that...

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