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Carl Hiaasen Booklist

This is not quite how it should be, with working links, but the books are listed with brief synopsis. This is copied from his web site, so if you want to actually click the links and see everything with color pictures please click here
http://www.carlhiaasen.com/books.html

I am having trouble getting wordpress to load with my dialup connection so please pardon this messy presentation- I will edit as soon as I am able, just wanted to be sure and have his book list posted since I suggested people read his books today;-)
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Chomp
Knopf 2012
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Wahoo Cray lives in a zoo. His father is an animal wrangler, so he’s grown up with all manner of gators, snakes, parrots, rats, monkeys, snappers, and more in his backyard.

The critters he can handle. His father is the unpredictable one…

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SCAT
Knopf 2009
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Mrs. Starch – fearsome biology teacher – never returned from a field trip to Black Vine Swamp. The principal says she was called away on a “family emergency,” but Nick and Marta don’t buy it. They think Smoke, the class delinquent, has something to do with her disappearance.

And he does! But not in the way that they think.

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The Downhill Lie
Knopf 2008
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Ever wonder how to retrieve a sunken golf cart from a snake-infested lake? Or which club in your bag is best suited for combat against a horde of rats? If these and other sporting questions are gnawing at you, The Downhill Lie, Carl Hiaasen’s hilarious confessional about returning to the fairways after a thirty-two-year absence, is definitely the book for you.

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Nature Girl
Knopf 2006
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Honey Santana – impassioned, willful, possibly bipolar, self-proclaimed “queen of lost causes” – has a scheme to help rid the world of irresponsibility, indifference, and dinnertime sales calls. She’s taking rude, gullible Relentless, Inc., telemarketer Boyd Shreave and his less-than-enthusiastic mistressEugenie – the fifteen-minute-famous girlfriend of a tabloid murderer – into the wilderness…

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Flush
Knopf 2005
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You know it’s going to be a rough summer when you spend Father’s Day visiting your dad in the local lockup. Noah’s dad is sure that the owner of the Coral Queen casino boat is flushing raw sewage into the harbor-which has made taking a dip at the local beach like swimming in a toilet. He can’t prove…

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Skinny Dip
Knopf 2004
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Chaz Perrone might be the only marine scientist in the world who doesn’t know which way the Gulf Stream runs. He might also be the only one who went into biology just to make a killing, and now he’s found a way doctoring water samples so that a ruthless agribusiness tycoon can continue illegally dumping fertilizer into the endangered Everglades…

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Hoot
Knopf 2002
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Roy Eberhardt is the new kid–again. This time around it’s Trace Middle School in humid Coconut Grove, Florida. But it’s still the same old routine: table by himself at lunch, no real friends, and thick-headed bullies like Dana Matherson pushing him around. But if it wasn’t for Dana Matherson mashing his face against the school bus window that one day…

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Basket Case
Knopf 2002
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Once a hotshot investigative reporter, Jack Tagger now bangs out obituaries for a South Florida daily, “plotting to resurrect my newspaper career by yoking my byline to some famous stiff.” Jimmy Stoma, the infamous front man of Jimmy and the Slut Puppies, dead in a fishy-smelling scuba “accident,” might be the stiff of Jack’s dreams — if only he can figure out what happened.

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Paradise Screwed (Selected Columns of Carl Hiaasen)
Putnam Publishing Group 2001
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“Reminiscent of the snarky, opinionated newspaper articles of the great Mark Twain, Hiaasen’s columns are finely crafted little gems.” (Booklist)

Carl Hiaasen takes you on a wide-ranging safari, observing south Florida’s wildlife in its natural habitat-from fat-cat politicians to migrating mobsters…

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Sick Puppy
Knopf 2000
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When Palmer Stoat notices the black pickup truck following him on the highway, he fears his precious Range Rover is about to be carjacked. But Twilly Spree, the man tailing Stoat, has vengeance, not sport-utility vehicles, on his mind. Idealistic, independently wealthy and pathologically short-tempered, Twilly has dedicated himself to saving Florida’s wilderness from runaway destruction.

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A Carl Hiaasen Collection
Warner Brooks 2000
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This collection contains the following three classic Hiaasen titles. The set is 40% off the individual retail price of the audiobooks.

Stormy Weather
Tourist Season
Strip Tease

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Team Rodent (How Disney devours the world)
Library of Contemporary Thought/Random House 1998
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“Revulsion is good. Revulsion is healthy. Each of us has limits, unarticulated boundaries of taste and tolerance, and sometimes we forget where they are. Peep Land is here to remind us; a fixed compass point by which we can govern our private behavior. Because being grossed out is essential to the human experience; without a perceived depravity…

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Kick Ass (Selected Columns of Carl Hiaasen)
Berkeley Publishing Group 1999
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A public service to his many fans, this compendium of Miami Herald columns by best-selling novelist Carl Hiaasen (Lucky You, 1997, etc.) reveals an angry, alert civic muckraker in the pugilistic vein of Mencken or Royko. Though best known for his ribald crime fiction, with its meticulous universe of South Florida…

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Lucky You
Knopf 1997
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Grange, Florida, is famous for its miracles–the weeping fiberglass Madonna, the Road-Stain Jesus, the stigmata man. And now it has JoLayne Lucks, unlikely winner of the state lottery. Unfortunately, JoLayne’s winning ticket isn’t the only one. The other belongs to Bodean Gazzer and his raunchy sidekick, Chub, who believe they’re entitled to the whole $28 million jackpot….

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Stormy Weather
Knopf 1995
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When a ferocious hurricane rips through southern Florida, the con artists and carpetbaggers waste no time in swarming over the disaster area. Caught in the middle are Max and Bonnie Lamb, newlyweds torn in wildly different directions by the storm. It is Max’s fateful decision to abort their Disney World honeymoon and race to Dade County to see the terrible devastation. Armed with a video camera, the ambitious young advertising executive can’t wait to…

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Strip Tease
Knopf 1993
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Congressman David Dilbeck has a bad problem. “I should never,” he says, “be around naked women.” But he just can’t stay away. And late one night, at a gaudy Fort Lauderdale strip joint, Dilbeck loses control. He leaps onto the stage with the performers and proceeds to demonstrate his affections in a most unconventional way. The congressman barely escapes the scene, but not before being recognized by an odd little customer known as Mr. Peepers…

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Native Tongue
Knopf 1991
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When the precious blue-tongued mango voles at the Amazing Kingdom of Thrills on North Key Largo are stolen by heartless, ruthless thugs, Joe Winder wants to uncover why, and find the voles. Joe is lately a PR man for the Amazing Kingdom theme park, but now that the voles are gone, Winder is dragged along in their wake through a series of weird and lethal events that begin with the sleazy…

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Skin Tight
Putnam 1989
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Somebody wants Mick Stranahan dead, and the list of possible players is long: the plastic surgeon with the extremely shaky hands, the sleazy lawyer who advertises, the TV host whose taste for sensationalism is exceeded only by his vanity, and the hit man whose skin problems could fill a comprehensive (if bizarre) medical textbook…

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Double Whammy
Putnam 1987
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A wacky tale of murder and mayhem at a big-stakes Florida bass tournament delightfully exposes corruption among the rod-and-reel set.

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Tourist Season
Putnam 1986
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The only trace of the first victim was his Shriner’s fez washed up on the Miami beach. The second victim, the head of the city’s chamber of commerce, was found dead with a toy rubber alligator lodged in his throat. And that was just the beginning… Now Brian Keyes, reporter turned private eye, must move from muckraking to rooting out murder, in a caper that will mix football players, politicians, and police with a group of fanatics and a very hungry crocodile.

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A Death in China (Carl Hiaasen & Bill Montalbano)
Vintage/Black Lizard 1984
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An American investigating his mentor’s murder finds himself ensnared in a web of lies and treachery in China, where even tomorrow’s weather is a state secret. From a nightmarish interrogation to assassination by cobra, A Death in China takes readers on a trip with no rest stops through a world of claustrophobic mistrust and terrifying danger.

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Trap Line (Carl Hiaasen & Bill Montalbano)
Vintage/Black Lizard 1982
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Key West is a smuggler’s paradise. All that’s needed are the captains to run the contraband and Breeze Albury is one of the best fishing captains on the Rock. He’s in no mood to become the Machine’s delivery boy, however. So the Machine sets out to persuade him. It starts by taking away Albury’s livelihood and his freedom. But when the Machine threatens Albury’s son, the washed-out wharf rat turns into a raging, sea-going vigilante.

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Powder Burn (Carl Hiaasen & Bill Montalbano)
Vintage/Black Lizard 1981
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Architect Chris Meadows has the bad luck to see an old girlfriend get hit by a car full of drugland hitmen. He has the worse luck to see the face of her murderers. Because in a town as violent as Miami, a witness doesn’t stand a chance–especially when the cops who ought to be protecting him are more interested in dangling him as live bait.

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