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Vernon Gregory Little's best friend has commited a high school massacre of 16 of his classmates and now Vernon is being wrongly implicated in the massacre. This book chronicles the demise of Vernon as circumstance and conjecture have him charged with being an accessory to the murders. Lally Ledesma shacks up with Vernon's ever embarrassing mother and sees the opportunity to strike it big in the media at Vernon's expense. As the townsfolk, the local police and the media circus gather against Vernon he absconds to Mexico after first visiting the girl of his dreams Taylor Figueroa. He hitchhikes to southern Mexico where he is tracked down by Lally and cruelly entrapped by Taylor who is now in Lally's pay. By now Vernon is wanted for countless other murders and the innocent is charged and subsequently commited to Death Row. On Death Row Lally's media company starts a Big Brother type reality tv phone in where the public watch 3 death row inmates and vote for the one they want to fry. The writing in this book sparkles and amuses page after page.
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Plot & Themes

Tone of book?    -   humorous Time/era of story    -   2000+ (Present Day) Crime & Police story    -   Yes Story of    -   sympathetic "criminals" on the run Is this an adult or child's book?    -   Adult or Young Adult Book

Main Character

Gender    -   Male Profession/status:    -   student Age:    -   a teen Ethnicity/Nationality    -   White (American)


How much descriptions of surroundings?    -   5 () United States    -   Yes The US:    -   Texas The Americas (not US):    -   Yes The Americas:    -   Mexico Small town?    -   Yes Small town people:    -   hostile, like Gomer Pyle on steroids Misc setting    -   prison

Writing Style

Sex in book?    -   Yes What kind of sex:    -   touching of anatomy Amount of dialog    -   roughly even amounts of descript and dialog

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