Most widely held works about Carl Hiaasen
Most widely held works by Carl Hiaasen
Flush by Carl Hiaasen ( Book )
55 editions published between 2002 and 2010 in 6 languages and held by 5,249 libraries worldwide
With their father jailed for sinking a river boat, Noah Underwood and his younger sister, Abbey, must gather evidence that the owner of this floating casino is emptying his bilge tanks into the protected waters around their Florida Keys home.
Hoot by Carl Hiaasen ( Book )
108 editions published between 2002 and 2010 in 15 languages and held by 4,594 libraries worldwide
Roy, who is new to his small Florida community, becomes involved in another boy's attempt to save a colony of burrowing owls from a proposed construction site.
Scat by Carl Hiaasen ( Book )
25 editions published between 2009 and 2011 in English and German and held by 4,377 libraries worldwide
Nick and his friend Marta decide to investigate when a mysterious fire starts near a Florida wildlife preserve and an unpopular teacher goes missing.
Skinny dip : [a novel by Carl Hiaasen ( Book )
81 editions published between 2001 and 2008 in 6 languages and held by 3,293 libraries worldwide
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 illegaly dumping fertilizer into the endangered Everglades.
Nature girl by Carl Hiaasen ( Book )
52 editions published between 2003 and 2008 in 6 languages and held by 3,059 libraries worldwide
When a rude telemarketer calls while Honey Santana and her son are having dinner she decides to teach him a lesson in good behavior. She lures him and his mistress with a pitch for Florida real estate and includes her ex-husband and 12-year-old son in her plot.
Stormy weather by Carl Hiaasen ( Book )
54 editions published between 1995 and 2011 in 5 languages and held by 2,820 libraries worldwide
When a hurricane hits Florida, some people waste no time in exploiting it. The novel follows a few of them, including a woman who abandons a scheme to sleep with a Kennedy for a more lucrative insurance rip-off, and a former governor who turns avenger to protect the community from just such people.
Sick puppy : a novel by Carl Hiaasen ( Book )
65 editions published between 1999 and 2008 in 10 languages and held by 2,772 libraries worldwide
An eco-terrorist in Florida strikes at a polluter by kidnaping his wife. In the process, Twilly Spree discovers a conspiracy by state politicians to turn a wildlife sanctuary into a golf course. He also discovers that the polluter's wife fancies him. A comedy by the author of Kick Ass.
Basket case by Carl Hiaasen ( Book )
60 editions published between 2001 and 2009 in 8 languages and held by 2,762 libraries worldwide
Once a hotshot investigative reporter, middle-aged Jack Tagger now bangs out obituaries for a South Florida daily. When Jimmy Stoma, the infamous front man of Jimmy and the Slut Puppies, dies in a diving "accident, " Jack uses clues from the singer's own music to unravel the mystery and resurrect his career in the process.
Lucky you : a novel by Carl Hiaasen ( Book )
52 editions published between 1997 and 2009 in 10 languages and held by 2,653 libraries worldwide
A romantic comedy featuring two people recovering a stolen $14-million lottery ticket. It belongs to JoLayne Lucks, a black veterinary assistant in Florida and was stolen by white supremacists. With the help of reporter Tom Krome, JoLayne goes after the thieves and love blooms.
Native tongue by Carl Hiaasen ( Book )
51 editions published between 1991 and 2011 in 9 languages and held by 2,401 libraries worldwide
When the precious clue-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 real-estate agent/villain Francis X. Kingsbury and can end only one way.
Star Island by Carl Hiaasen ( Book )
16 editions published between 2010 and 2011 in English and held by 2,392 libraries worldwide
Ann DeLuisa, body double for drug-addled pop star Cherry Pye, is kidnapped by an obsessed paparazzo, and Cherry's entourage must rescue her while keeping her existence a secret from Cherry's public--and from Cherry herself.
Strip tease : a novel by Carl Hiaasen ( Book )
56 editions published between 1993 and 2009 in 13 languages and held by 2,353 libraries worldwide
At the Eager Beaver, a topless bar in Fort Lauderdale, former FBI clerk Erin Grant dances nightly to pay for legal fees in her custody fight for her young daughter. There David Dilbeck, a U.S. Congressman owned by the state's sugar interests is recognized by a regular who is infatuated with Erin and initiates a blackmail plan to influence her court case. The resulting mayhem, occurring in election year, involves machinations up to the highest state level, a poignant custody battle and murder.
Skin tight by Carl Hiaasen ( Book )
53 editions published between 1989 and 2011 in 8 languages and held by 2,311 libraries worldwide
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.
Double whammy by Carl Hiaasen ( Book )
30 editions published between 1987 and 2011 in 4 languages and held by 2,122 libraries worldwide
R.J. Decker, a neophyte private eye, investigates a murder near his Florida home and its connection to a largemouth bass tournament.
Tourist season by Carl Hiaasen ( Book )
53 editions published between 1986 and 2011 in 8 languages and held by 2,073 libraries worldwide
A funny and sardonic story of a bizarre terrorist group determined to halt Miami's tourism.
The downhill lie : a hacker's return to a ruinous sport by Carl Hiaasen ( Book )
23 editions published between 2008 and 2009 in English and held by 1,624 libraries worldwide
Carl Hiaasen's hilarious confessional about returning to the fairways after a thirty-two-year absence.
Naked came the manatee : a novel ( Book )
12 editions published between 1996 and 1998 in English and held by 1,517 libraries worldwide
A comic mystery written by 13 authors, each of whom contributed a chapter, often including characters from his other books. The plot concerns a 102-year-old woman swimmer in Florida, defending the environment with the help of a sea cow. She becomes involved with drug smugglers, Cuban revanchists and murder.
Paradise screwed : selected columns of Carl Hiaasen by Carl Hiaasen ( Book )
5 editions published between 2001 and 2009 in English and held by 1,198 libraries worldwide
The "Miami Herald" columnist shares his best comic work, covering everything from sports and tourism to corruption in local politics, the Elian Gonzalez affair, and the 2000 presidential election recount.
Team rodent : how Disney devours the world by Carl Hiaasen ( Book )
11 editions published between 1998 and 2008 in English and French and held by 932 libraries worldwide
"Disney is so good at being good that it manifests an evil; so uniformly efficient and courteous, so dependably clean and conscientious, so unfailingly entertaining that it's unreal, and therefore is an agent of pure wickedness. ... Disney isn't in the business of exploiting Nature so much as striving to improve upon it, constantly fine-tuning God's work."--from Team rodent.
A death in China by William D Montalbano ( Book )
7 editions published between 1984 and 1995 in English and held by 813 libraries worldwide
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