The Westing Game is a novel by Ellen Raskin about sixteen heirs vying for the fortune of recently-deceased millionare, Samuel W. Westing. The heirs are each given $10,000 to play a game in which they are paired up, given a set of clues and told to solve the mystery of who killed Samuel Westing in order to receive his $200 million fortune. In the end, Turtle solves the mystery, realizing that "Samuel Westing" is actually a pseudonym.

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