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The Westing Game
by Ellen Raskin

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The Westing Game by Ellen Raskin Overview

A 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, one thing's for sure: Sam Westing may be dead... but that won't stop him from playing one last game!

Ellen Raskin

About The Westing Game Description

Ellen Raskin was a writer, illustrator, and designer. She was born in Milwaukee, Wisconsin, and grew up during the Great Depression. She primarily wrote for children. She received the 1979 Newbery Medal for her 1978 book, The Westing Game. Ms. Raskin was also an accomplished graphic artist. She designed dozens of dust jackets for books, including the first edition of Madeleine L'Engle's classic A W

Data Book The Westing Game

Original Title The Westing Game ISBN 014240120X (ISBN13: 9780142401200 ) Edition Language English Characters Samuel W. Westing, Turtle Wexler, Flora Baumbach, Christos Theodorakis, Denton Deere...more , J.J. Ford, Alexander McSouthers, Grace Wexler, James Hoo, Berthe Erica Crowe, Otis Amber, Douglas Hoo, Theo Theodorakis, Sydelle Pulaski, Angela Wexler, Sandy Hoo, Jake Wexler...less setting Westingtown (United States) Milwaukee, Wisconsin (United States) Literary Awards Newbery Medal (1979), Banta Award, Dorothy Canfield Fisher Children's Book Award Nominee (1980), Boston Globe-Horn Book Award for Fiction (1978), National Book Award Finalist for Children's Book, Fiction (Paperback) (1981) ...more Virginia Reader's Choice ...less (35)