Son of the Mob by Gordon Korman
Hollywood Hustle

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When Vince heads out to sunny L.A. to go to college, he feels like he is finally going to be able to leave his shady family and their illegal antics behind. Once he arrives at school, he is paired up with the son of a prominent congressman as a roommate-finally some respectability! Not to mention that the girls in college are something else. With his girlfriend, Kendra, giving him such a hard time, Vince is beginning to wonder if single life is the way to go.
 

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Gordon Korman is one of the most popular young adult and middle grade authors writing today. He published his first book at the young age of fourteen and has been going strong ever since. A tireless self-promoter, Gordon is constantly traveling across the country to visit different schools. He and his wife, a teacher, live on Long Island with their three children.
 
Published September 1, 2004 by Disney-Hyperion. 272 pages
Genres: Young Adult, Humor & Entertainment, Children's Books, Literature & Fiction. Fiction

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Fast and funny with a hefty helping of heart, Korman’s cleverly conceived and plotted followup to Son of the Mob (2002) will keep fans in stitches as hero Vince Luca, the son of a Long Island–based mafia boss, again tries unsuccessfully to extricate himself from “The Life.” Determined to leave al...

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As if life as a high-school senior isn’t hard enough, what with sports, SATs, college applications, and girls (or rather, the lack thereof), Vince Luca has to cope with the special complications of his father’s involvement in the vending-machine business—the family euphemism for organized crime.

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Fast and funny with a hefty helping of heart, Korman's cleverly conceived and plotted followup to Son of the Mob (2002) will keep fans in stitches as hero Vince Luca, the son of a Long Island–based mafia boss, again tries unsuccessfully to extricate himself from "The Life."

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