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Hiaasen, Carl

Works: 276 works in 1,795 publications in 23 languages and 103,940 library holdings
Genres: Fiction  Juvenile works  Young adult works  Suspense fiction  Detective and mystery fiction  Biography  History  Humorous fiction  Children's audiobooks  Anecdotes 
Roles: Author, Interviewee, Bibliographic antecedent, Editor, Author of introduction, Creator
Classifications: PS3558.I217, FIC
Publication Timeline
Most widely held works by Carl Hiaasen
Hoot by Carl Hiaasen( Book )

98 editions published between 2002 and 2012 in 13 languages and held by 6,146 WorldCat member 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
Flush by Carl Hiaasen( Book )

32 editions published between 2002 and 2013 in 3 languages and held by 5,858 WorldCat member 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
Scat by Carl Hiaasen( Book )

23 editions published between 2009 and 2012 in English and held by 5,145 WorldCat member 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 )

71 editions published between 1984 and 2010 in 7 languages and held by 4,233 WorldCat member 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 illegally dumping fertilizer into the endangered Everglades. When Chaz suspects that his wife, Joey, has figured out his scam, he pushes her overboard from a cruise liner into the night-dark Atlantic. Unfortunately for Chaz, his wife doesn't die in the fall
Nature girl by Carl Hiaasen( Book )

41 editions published between 2003 and 2011 in 4 languages and held by 3,951 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Honey Santana, the bipolar, self-proclaimed "queen of lost causes," has plans to give Boyd Shreave and his mistress a lesson in civility, unaware that she is being followed by her obsessed ex-employer and her one-time drug runner ex-husband
Basket case by Carl Hiaasen( Book )

43 editions published between 2001 and 2013 in 6 languages and held by 3,657 WorldCat member 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
Sick puppy : a novel by Carl Hiaasen( Book )

50 editions published between 1999 and 2013 in 6 languages and held by 3,562 WorldCat member 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
Star Island by Carl Hiaasen( Book )

33 editions published between 2010 and 2014 in 3 languages and held by 3,355 WorldCat member 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
Lucky you : a novel by Carl Hiaasen( Book )

48 editions published between 1997 and 2010 in 6 languages and held by 3,335 WorldCat member 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
Strip tease : a novel by Carl Hiaasen( Book )

104 editions published between 1993 and 2010 in 19 languages and held by 2,788 WorldCat member 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
Chomp by Carl Hiaasen( Book )

21 editions published between 2012 and 2013 in English and Undetermined and held by 2,766 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

When the difficult star of the reality television show "Expedition Survival" disappears while filming an episode in the Florida Everglades using animals from the wildlife refuge run by Wahoo Crane's family, Wahoo and classmate Tuna Gordon set out to find him while avoiding Tuna's gun-happy father
Hoot by Carl Hiaasen( Recording )

48 editions published between 2001 and 2013 in English and Undetermined and held by 2,668 WorldCat member 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
Native tongue : a novel by Carl Hiaasen( Book )

52 editions published between 1991 and 2009 in 9 languages and held by 2,371 WorldCat member 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
Skin tight by Carl Hiaasen( Book )

55 editions published between 1989 and 2012 in 8 languages and held by 2,233 WorldCat member 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 )

49 editions published between 1987 and 2011 in 9 languages and held by 2,014 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Detective R.J. Decker's investigation into corruption in the professional bass-fishing industry reveals that the multimillion-dollar enterprise makes a lot of people rich enough to cheat and even kill if necessary
Skink no surrender by Carl Hiaasen( Book )

15 editions published between 2014 and 2015 in English and held by 1,967 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

With the help of an eccentric ex-governor, a teenaged boy searches for his missing cousin in the Florida wilds
Tourist season : a novel by Carl Hiaasen( Book )

65 editions published between 1986 and 2011 in 12 languages and held by 1,906 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A funny and sardonic story of a bizarre terrorist group determined to halt Miami's tourism
Skinny dip [a novel] by Carl Hiaasen( Recording )

36 editions published between 2004 and 2007 in 3 languages and held by 1,798 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

When Chaz Perron's wife discovers that he is running a scam- he tries unsuccessfully to kill her and she decides to drive him crazy
Team rodent : how Disney devours the world by Carl Hiaasen( Book )

10 editions published between 1998 and 2002 in English and French and held by 866 WorldCat member 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."--Team rodent
Fairway to hell by Carl Hiaasen( Book )

2 editions published in 2009 in English and held by 32 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

In the summer of 2005, Carl Hiaasen began playing golf again for the first time in thirty-two years. Undeterred by the fact that he lacked expertise back then, when he was younger and fitter, he was soon shanking his way around the courses of Florida. His love-hate relationship with unruly drivers, temperamental putters and hazardous wildlife continued. Over eighteen months, Carl's game eventually got much worse. He succeeded in drowning a golf cart in a pond and he even managed to jinx Tiger Woods. In FAIRWAY TO HELL he describes, hilariously, the trials and tribulations of the amateur golfer
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Alternative Names
Carl Hiaasen Amerikaans schrijver

Carl Hiaasen amerikansk författare

Carl Hiaasen amerikansk skribent

Carl Hiaasen giornalista e scrittore statunitense

Carl Hiaasen US-amerikanischer Journalist und Schriftsteller

Hiaasen, Carl

Hiaasen, Carl, 1953-

Khaĭsen, Karl

Карл Хайасен

Хайасен, Карл

היאסן, קרל

היאסן, קרל 1953-

היסן, קרל 1953-

קרל היאסן

کارل هایسن نویسنده آمریکایی

칼 하이어센

히어슨, 칼 1953-


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