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The family business / Carl Weber, with Eric Pete.

Authors: Weber, Carl, 1964-
Call number: FIC WEB
Publisher: Deer Park, N.Y. : Urban Books, 2012.
Publication date: 2012.
Subject: African Americans -- Fiction.
African American families -- Fiction.
Family-owned business enterprises -- Fiction.
Families -- Fiction.
Title: The family business / Carl Weber, with Eric Pete.
Physical description: 370 p. ; 24 cm.
Notes: First in a trilogy.
Includes discussion questions.
Summary note: By day, the Duncans are an upstanding family who run a thriving car dealership in Queens. By night, they live a dangerous secret life. L.C. Duncan, patriarch of the family, is at the age when he's starting to think about retirement in sunny Florida. But the recession is taking a bite out of the business and, worrying more, he has to decide which of his children should take over. When his workaholic son Orlando gets the nod, Orlando's siblings--including the favorite son Vegas, conniving daughter London, glamorous party girl Paris and flamboyant nightclub owner Rio--are up in arms. But so are the Zunigas, a rival family whose fragile business alliance with the Duncans may explode at any moment. When Vegas suddenly breaks away from the family, London's lawyer husband, Harris, makes a play for the company and all hell breaks loose. Selling cars, it turns out, is only a small part of the Duncans' family business. Each member of the family has a secret expertise to reveal. And now, under siege from the Mafia, Mexican drug cartels and the Zunigas, the Duncans will have to stick together--or die separately.
Genre: Urban fiction.
Suspense fiction.
Added author: Pete, Eric.
ISBN: 9781601624673
1601624670
Url for this record: http://sherloc.imcpl.org/?itemid=|library/marc/dynix|1365591
Bib No.: 1365591

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