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Danny is a Yale junior attending the university on scholorship. While most of his friends are from rich families, Danny is the son of a lunch truck driver in cenral New Jersey. As spring break approaches all that Danny has to look forward to is driving his father's truck while his father has minor surgery, and breaking up once and for all with his hometown girlfriend, Cindy. Danny also is in love with Polly, a classmate who is having an affair with a professor.
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    But when he gets home, Cindy announces that she is pregnant, and Danny announces that she's pregnant, and his father's truck is being threatened by the "lunch monsters", a mob run lunch business.
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Plot & Themes

Tone of book?    -   humorous Time/era of story    -   1980's-1999 Kids growing up/acting up?    -   Yes Life of a profession:    -   businessman, good overcoming bad ones Is this an adult or child's book?    -   Adult or Young Adult Book Job/Profession/Status story    -   Yes Age group of kid(s) in story:    -   college Loving/sexing?    -   bun/oven

Main Character

Gender    -   Male Profession/status:    -   student Age:    -   20's-30's Ethnicity/Nationality    -   White (American)


How much descriptions of surroundings?    -   3 () United States    -   Yes The US:    -   Northeast

Writing Style

Sex in book?    -   Yes What kind of sex:    -   vague references only    -   descript of kissing    -   touching of anatomy    -   impregnation/reproduction Lot of foul language?    -   Yes Amount of dialog    -   roughly even amounts of descript and dialog

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