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THE WESTING GAME - STUDY GUIDE

CHAPTER 21: The Fourth Bomb

Summary

Flora Baumbach and Turtle Wexler are counting their money in 2C when Theo Theodorakis bursts in, desperate to borrow Turtle's bicycle. He tells her that he didn't tell the bomb squad anything when they talked to him today. He was implying that he wouldn't reveal Turtle as the bomber, but Turtle thinks that he knows the truth --that it's Angela - when he mentions seeing her in the hospital. Turtle throws him the key to her padlock; she then calls her sister's hospital room but it's not accepting calls. Confused and scared, Turtle tells Baba that she's not feeling good and going to bed. Using Turtle's bicycle, Theo follows Crow and Otis to Skid Row, where he watches them work at the Good Salvation Soup Kitchen. Returning to Sunset Towers, Theo feels dirty for spying on them and taking part in Sam Westing's game.

Judge Ford believes she and Sandy McSouthers were done with researching the heirs, but Sandy reminds her that they haven't looked at themselves yet. Sandy goes over his own background, an immigrant from Scotland with an eighth grade education who worked at the Westing Paper mill for twenty years and was fired by Sam Westing for trying to.......

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Again, misinterpretation of information is crucial: Theo hints that he "knows" Turtle is the bomber but Turtle thinks he is threatening to expose Angela. Thus, Turtle sets off a fourth bomb to place blame squarely on herself for all the bombings - and ironically proves correct Theo's wrong-headed hunch about the bomber's identity. Sandy seems to forgive Turtle for being the.......


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