The House of the Scorpion by Nancy Farmer. In a future where humans despise clones, Matt enjoys special status as the young clone of El Patrón, the leader of a corrupt drug empire nestled between Mexico and the United States.
"I'd just moved into my first home, a minuscule studio apartment, when I read Stephen King's 'Salem's Lot. I lay curled in a tight ball in my bed, terrified there'd be a rap at the window (on the seventh floor), and I would combust. I'm afraid I can get c