The Westing Game - Some Solutions: Chapter 17 Summary & Analysis

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Some Solutions: Chapter 17 Summary

On Monday, the stock market falls six points, and Turtle is worried. All the heirs are jittery, and the bomb squad is called in to inspect various parcels. At one point, Turtle runs through the lobby calling for her partner: "Mrs. BAUM-bach." Someone thinks she shouted "Bomb!"

Madame Hoo is quickly learning English from her partner, Jake Wexler. Her favorite new word is "Boom!" Meanwhile, Grace asks Jake's help in deciphering her clues. His skill with puns and wordplay bring forward many possibilities. Combining the words purple and fruited, he comes up with plum, the name of the attorney Ed Plum.

Sandy has made a notebook to organize all the information he and Judge Ford have found. Sandy has just learned that James Hoo's latest invention is paper innersoles. Hoo created the innersoles after Sandy mentioned how hard it was to stand on...

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