Source text (please read only from this text!): https://books.google.com.ph/books?id=SnMPAAAAQAAJ&newbks=1&newbks_redir=0&hl=en&redir_esc=yMonty Brewster has just inherited a million dollars from the grandfather he has never met. The newly acquired wealth staggers young Monty, and he is about to launch into his new life when an attorney in the west advises him that his uncle, George Brewster, has left him seven million dollars, contingent upon his getting rid of the million dollars left him by his grandfather. "He mistreated your mother and father and I do not want you to touch a dollar of his money. If you spend the million left to you by him and can, at the end of a year, show by receipts that you have judiciously spent, not squandered, this million dollars, my attorneys will turn over to you my worldly possessions, aggregating seven millions. You must own nothing of value at the end of the year.”
Can Monty spend a million while getting value for money, and still be left with only the shirt on his back by year’s end?
It’s harder than it looks…
(Summary by Son of the Exiles)
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- Project Code: DsUEVcMx
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Genres for the project: Plays/Comedy
Keywords that describe the book: comedy, plays
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