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"A supersharp mystery...confoundingly clever, and very funny." —Booklist, starred reviewA bizarre chain of events begins when sixteen unlikely people gather for the reading of Samuel W. Westing’s will. And though no one knows why the eccentric, game-loving millionaire has chosen a virtual stranger—and a possible murderer—to inherit his vast fortune, on things for sure: Sam Westing may be dead…but that won’t stop him from playing one last game!

Winner of the Newbery Medal
Winner of the Boston Globe/Horn Book Award
An ALA Notable Book
 "Great fun for those who enjoy illusion, word play, or sleight of hand." —The New York Times Book Review

"A fascinating medley of word games, disguises, multiple aliases, and subterfuges—a demanding but rewarding book." —The Horn Book

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The Westing Game (Puffin Modern Classics)
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The Westing Game
January 4th, 2015
The plot of this book was beautiful, I really loved it. I always thought that Judge J. J. Ford would win, but it turns out that I was wrong!
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