The Westing Game
by Ellen Raskin
The Westing Game Quotes
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Can't you see she's busy with Angela's wedding dress? And why must you wear a silly costume like that? Really, Turtle, I don't know why you insist on making yourself ugly. (3.15)
"His estate is estimated to be worth over two hundred million dollars." Turtle read that again: two hundred million dollars. Wow! (4.18-19)
Mrs. Wexler always seemed surprised to see her other daughter, so unlike golden-haired, angel-faced Angela. (3.10)
A great patriot, Samuel Westing was famous for his fun-filled Fourth of July celebrations. Whether disguised as Ben Franklin or a lowly drummer boy, he always acted a role in the elaborately staged...
The delivery boy was sixty-two years old, and there was no such person as Barney Northrup. (1.4)
Language and Communication Quotes
They say his corpse is still up there in that big old house. They say his body is sprawled out on a fancy Oriental rug, and his flesh is rotting off those mean bones, and maggots are creeping in hi...
Lies and Deceit Quotes
'I have twenty people begging for this apartment,' Barney Northrup said, lying through his buckteeth. 'Take it or leave it.' (1.30)
Society and Class Quotes
A lake view! Just wait until those so-called friends of hers with their classy houses see this place. (1.22)