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Hollywood Hustle

Gordon Korman. Hyperion Books, $15.99 (268pp) ISBN 978-0-7868-0918-9

Children's NOTES And Then What Happened? Fall novels offer continuing adventures. Son of the Mob, according to PW, is ""The Sopranos (minus the vulgarity and violence) meets Leave It to Beaver, a brassy, comical caper."" Now, in Son of the Mob: Hollywood Hustle by Gordon Korman, Vince Luca is ready to start college in Los Angeles. After meeting a cast of new friends, Vince's misadventures include killing a frat's prized rubber tree plant, giving in to the advances of his roommate's girlfriend and continually distancing himself from his mobster family network. (Sept.) .