The Westing Game - The Third Bomb: Chapter 16 Summary & Analysis

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The Third Bomb: Chapter 16 Summary

The wedding shower is in full swing at the Wexler's apartment. Angela has not invited her own friends from her days in college. The guests are her mother's friends and their daughters. Angela opens her gifts. As she begins opening a box wrapped in gold foil, she goes very slowly. It's too slow for Turtle, who comes over to peek into the box. "Get away!" Angela cries and jerks the gift up and away from Turtle. There's a bang, and Angela is left with a burned hand and gash on her cheek. Now the heirs are even more suspicious of each other, and they're frustrated when the police dismiss the bombs as childish pranks. It's worth noting that Angela wouldn't have been hurt if she hadn't tilted the box toward herself, to protect Turtle.

Angela is taken to the hospital and...

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