The Ballad of the Low Lifes

The Ballad of the Low Lifes

Book - 2004
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A caper about a trio of petty grifters in Turin who try to pull off the Big C (Con). Narrator Vittorio is a bright and pleasant young man, a university graduate who studied literature and therefore has neither the skills to find a respectable job nor the humility to degrade himself with manual labor. So grifting comes naturally to him, as it does to his friend Milo, whose Uncle Grissino is a well-known bunco artist. Milo and Vittorio are just small-time hoods whose basic m.o. consists of hanging out in bars selling counterfeit Ecstasy capsules to teenagers, though the two dream of greater things: the Big C.
Publisher: New Milford, Conn. : Toby Press, c2004
ISBN: 9781592640546
Branch Call Number: FIC Remm
Characteristics: 212 p


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