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Free Study Guide for The Westing Game by Ellen Raskin

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CHAPTER 29: Five Years Pass

Summary

James and Sunny Hoo have moved to a lakefront home and are having the Westing heirs over for the homecoming of Olympic gold medalist Doug Hoo. Crow thanks James for the donation of Foot-Eze innersoles for the mission, the product now doing well across America. He has yet to return to China with his wife. Theo Theodorakis graduated from journalism school and has become a cub reporter, Sunny now speaks English fluently, and Jake Wexler is the chairman of the State Gambling Commission. Denton Deere, now a neurologist but still single, greets........

Notes

The story's sudden jump five years ahead feels odd, but ties in thematically to the notion that life can take unexpected turns. Thus, we find ........


CHAPTER 30: The End?

Summary

Turtle spends the night at the bedside of eighty-five-year-old Julian R. Eastman. With a master's in business administration and an advance degree in corporate law, she has served as legal counsel for the Westing Paper Products Corporation and is a multimillionaire from her stock investments. Sandy is dying, but asks Turtle about the Westing heirs. Judge Ford is now on the United States Supreme Court; Turtle tells Sandy that Crow and Otis are still at the soup kitchen, but they'd died within a week of each other two years ago. Sydelle Pulaski Schultz moved to Hawaii and keeps in.........

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The novel jumps forward again, this time twenty years after the events of the Westing game - the obituary during the game stated Westing was 65, and Eastman is 85 on his deathbed. While the heirs have generally continued to prosper, there are several nods to the less ideal side of life. Several heirs have died - Crow, Otis Amber, and James Hoo - though T.R. hides this........

 

 

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