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A Newbery Medal Winner"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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  • ISBN-13: 9780142401200
  • ISBN-10: 014240120X
  • Publisher: Puffin Books
  • Publish Date: April 2004
  • Dimensions: 6.9 x 5 x 0.6 inches
  • Shipping Weight: 0.35 pounds
  • Page Count: 192
  • Reading Level: Ages 8-12

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