Vinnie's Head

Vinnie's Head

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Baker & Taylor
After becoming involved in a credit-card scam with his childhood friend, Vinnie McCloskey-Schmidt, small-time Long Island crook Johnnie LoDuco receives an unpleasant surprise during a fishing expedition when he reels in Vinnie's head.

McMillan Palgrave
Small-time Long Island criminal, Johnnie LoDuco, after giving up a promising career as a smut peddler, gets involved with some friends who rob a convenience store, get caught because they are too stoned to make a getaway, and then pin all the blame on him. And when his childhood buddy Vinnie bails him out of jail, he agrees to partake in a scam Vinnie has put together that will make them all rich. The only problem is: while out fishing one day Johnnie reels in the biggest catch of his life... Vinnie's head on the end of the fishing line. Now mafia types, bounty hunters, and Vinnie's girlfriend are after him, and Johnnie LoDuco doesn't have a clue as to why. Plus, they all seem to want Vinnie's head, but Johnnie seems to have misplaced it in an ice cooler--and if he wants to live he needs to get it back.


Holtzbrinck
Small-time Long Island criminal, Johnnie LoDuco, after giving up a promising career as a smut peddler, gets involved with some friends who rob a convenience store, get caught because they are too stoned to make a getaway, and then pin all the blame on him.  And when his childhood buddy Vinnie bails him out of jail, he agrees to partake in a scam Vinnie has put together that will make them all rich. The only problem is: while out fishing one day Johnnie reels in the biggest catch of his life... Vinnie's head on the end of the fishing line. Now mafia types, bounty hunters, and Vinnie's girlfriend are after him, and Johnnie LoDuco doesn't have a clue as to why. Plus, they all seem to want Vinnie's head, but Johnnie seems to have misplaced it in an ice cooler--and if he wants to live he needs to get it back.


Blackwell North Amer
Small-time Long Island criminal, Johnnie LoDuco, after giving up a promising career as a smut peddler, gets involved with some friends who rob a convenience store, get caught because they are too stoned to make a getaway, and then pin all the blame on him. And when his childhood buddy Vinnie bails him out of jail, he agrees to partake in a scam Vinnie has put together that will make them all rich. The only problem is: while out fishing one day Johnnie reels in the biggest catch of his life. Vinnie's head on the end of the fishing line. Now mafia types, bounty hunters, and Vinnie's girlfriend are after him, and Johnnie LoDuco doesn't have a clue as to why. Plus, they all seem to want Vinnie's head, but Johnnie seems to have misplaced it in an ice cooler - and if he wants to live he needs to get it back.

Baker
& Taylor

After becoming involved in a credit-card scam with his childhood friend, Vinnie McCloskey-Schmidt, small-time Long-Island crook Johnnie LoDuco receives an unpleasant surprise during a fishing expedition when he reels in Vinnie's head, a catch that leads to a dangerous confrontation with the mafia, bounty hunters, and Vinnie's girlfriend, all of whom apparently want Vinnie's head. A first novel. 35,000 first printing.

Publisher: New York : St. Martin's Minotaur, 2007
Edition: 1st ed
ISBN: 9780312360214
0312360215
Characteristics: 338 p. ; 25 cm

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