Son of the Mob

Son of the Mob

Book - 2002
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It would seem that Vince Luca is just like any other high school guy, but there is one thing that sets him apart from other kids -- his father happens to be the head of a powerful crime organization.

Sure, Vince's family connections come in handy for certain things (like when teachers are afraid to give him a bad grade), but it can put a serious crimp in your dating life! How do you explain to your girlfriend what your father does for a living?

When Vince finally meets a girl who seems worth the trouble, her father turns out to be the FBI agent who has been watching Vince's family for years and wants to put his father away for good.

Publisher: Markham, Ont. : Scholastic Canada, c2002.
ISBN: 9780779113958
0779113950
9781484798454
9780439967556
0439967554
Characteristics: 262 p. ;,20 cm.

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momshoes1
Jun 09, 2016

<3!!!

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emmadragons
Nov 03, 2013

a great story.full of humour and other adventures with a twist

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noormoghaddam
Aug 01, 2013

Could someone PLEASE tell me what the sequel to this book is called? BTW, great book

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red_alligator_2949
Jun 18, 2013

One of the best books ever. It is so funny.

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GLNovak
Mar 11, 2013

Gordon Korman writes good books and this one is no exception. Taking an unusual perspective, the story follows Vince Luca as he tries to make his way honestly on his own merits while being the son of the local mob boss. Light fare but will leave you wondering how he can succeed and still be part of his family.

KJtheEpicFailure Jun 25, 2012

Very funny and charming book. I definitely am glad my family doesn't run the Mob. But hey, it would be interesting. :)

ScribiraMagnus Nov 27, 2011

really funny, I love the sarcastic wit that vince has. quick read, pretty on the surface plot, not really that intricate or deep.

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renheart115
Oct 11, 2011

I love Gordan Korman's sense of humour. Where he comes up with the craziest, original plots, I don't know. But I love it. :)

It was interesting to see the life of a family like that, and Vince's opinion in all of it.

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PopTart
Apr 22, 2011

Really good and funny. I'd recommend it.

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RNSRL Jan 01, 2014

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momshoes1
Jun 09, 2016

Has a topic that teenager know oh too well. I like the romance in this one and the irony is also great.

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momshoes1
Jun 09, 2016

"I pop the trunk, reach in, and freeze. I almost choke on my lungs, which have leaped up the back of my throat. There's the blanket all right-wrapped around the unconscious body of some guy! To be honest, my first thought is that he's dead-which isn't such a stretch; I told you about my family business.

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