About The Book Skimmer was the hotshot - handsome, smart, arrogant . . .He had everything: personality, looks, women. He was ready for success - regardless of the cost . . .And then he met a girl and a gangster - and something went wrong . . .Hotshot is Skimmer’s story - a unique candid portrait, not of the knife-wielding delinquents who capture headlines, but of today’s troubled youth as they really are.The unforgettable story of a generation battling to find its way in a world it never made.