Approx. 3 hrs. 45 mins.
Ever since his dad got rich from an invention and his family moved to a wealthy neighborhood on Long Island, Tony Miglione's life has been turned upside down. For starters, there's his new friend Joel, who shoplifts. Then there's Joel's sixteen-year-old sister, Lisa, who gets undressed every night without pulling down her shades. And there's Grandma, who won't come down from her bedroom. On top of all his other worries, Tony has questions about growing up… Why couldn't things have stayed the same?
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Tony Miglione is thirteen. His dad's an electrician with a sideline in inventing useless things, and three generations of the Miglione family fill a small house in New Jersey - until Tony's dad invents something that makes them rich.
Money makes a big difference. The family move to a luxury home in Long Island, Mr Miglione gets a prestigious new job; Mrs Miglione gets rich new friends; Grandma gets a colour television in her room; Tony gets a view of the gorgeous girl next-door, who undresses with the light on, a pair of binoculars, and anxiety attacks . . .
Being rich brings him a whole new set of complicated problems.
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