The Westing Game

This category is for questions about the book written by Ellen Raskin. "The Westing Game" won the Newberry medal in 1979.

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What is the name of Mr Hoo's restaurant in the westing game?

The name of mr hoos restaurant is shin hoos restaurant

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What was the 4th bomb in the westing game?

Theo borrows Turtle's bike to follow Otis Amber; Theo follows Otis to the Good Salvation Soup Kitchen, where Otis and Crow serve and help the people who have come there for food. Theo thinks Turtle is the bomber. However, Turtle worries about Angela; she knows Angela set off the fireworks (the bombs), wanting to get caught.

At Sunset Towers, Sandy reveals the information about himself (regarding working in Sam Westing's paper mill) to Judge Ford, then he asks for her information. She reveals that her parents worked for Sam Westing, and she lived in the Westing house when she was a child. Although she hardly saw Mrs. Westing and barely knew Violet, she often played chess with Sam Westing. He lectured her and insulted her and won every game. In their last game, Westing deliberately sacrificed his queen, and she fell for the trick. They argued bitterly when Sam

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How did turtle get her nickname in The Westing Game?

When she was a baby, she looked like a turtle because she would stick her head out of her blankets

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What is Sam Gamgee's relationship to Bilbo?

There was no family relationship. Sam was Frodo's gardener, and Frodo was Bilbo's cousin. Sam was the son of Gaffer Gamgee who probably helped with the gardening at Bag's End for Bilbo's family.

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Where is the second bomb in The Westing Game?

It's in Shin Hoo's restaurant.

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How old was berthe erica crow in the westing game?

57

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What letter does Otis Amber deliver to Doug?

horah shinwari good girls

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Why did turtle in the westing game have to cut her braid off?

Turtle does not cut her braid off in the movie: The Westing Game.

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What state does the westing game take place?

Milwaukee Swis-consin. On the Edge of Lake Michigan

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What revealed that Mr. Hoo was acquainted with Mr. Westing?

mr hoo knew mr westing back in the day and they where NOT good friends

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In the book the westing game who is the limper?

your granny

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Why was Chris excited to learn Dr Denton Deere limped?

Because he knew that his partner also had an injury that restricted him and that he wasn't the only one that was crippled.

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Who hired Otis Amber. What was he hired for?

Sam Westing hired Otis to keep watch over his ex-wife Crow to make sure that she didn't get into any trouble. Later on Judge Ford hires him to investigate (he is a private investigator) all of the Westing Heirs.

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Who killed Samuel westing in the book the westing game?

Nobody. He was not murdered. Later on he will die because he runs out of medication.

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Why were Otis amber and crow having an argument in the book The Westing Game?

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What debt does JJ Ford owe Sam Weston?

First of all, the last name is Sam Westing. Not Weston. And the debt that Judge J.J. Ford owes Mr. Westing is the debt of her education. He payed for her schooling when she was a child and she felt like it was a debt that she needed to repay. She ends up repaying the debt by writing the two inheritance checks back to him and then further by paying for Chris Theodorakis's schooling.

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How did turtle wexler benefit from playing the westing game?

she won the westing estate money when Mr westing died in the last chapter

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What is the nickname for flora baumbach in the westing game?

Baba

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Who is Sydelle Pulaski in the Westing Game?

Just sybils twin

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What is a hint of the solution of the problem of the book the westing game but do not give away the ending?

NORTH, SOUTH, EAST, WEST

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What is Grace Wexler's job in the book the westing game?

In the beginning of the novel, Grace Wexler has no occupation but plans to be a decorator. Later on, she works as a waited in Shin Hoo's restaurant. At the very end, she carries on Hoo's business (now renamed Hoo's on First) and opens up nine others.

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Who did Flora once make a wedding dress for in Westing Game?

Violet Westing.

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Who was injured by the fourth bomb in The Westing Game?

No one was injured, but five inches of Turtle's braid got singed, so she had to get a haircut

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What does the last sentence of the book the westing game mean?

I think it means that Turtle is like Sandy McSouthers, and she is going to start The Westing Game all over again.

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