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Hiaasen, Carl

Overview
Works: 324 works in 1,681 publications in 12 languages and 103,004 library holdings
Genres: Fiction  Juvenile works  Young adult works  Humorous stories  Biography  Anecdotes  Detective and mystery stories  Satire  Political fiction  Humor 
Roles: Bibliographic antecedent, Creator, Author of introduction
Classifications: PS3558.I217, 813.54
Publication Timeline
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Most widely held works by Carl Hiaasen
Hoot by Carl Hiaasen ( Book )
75 editions published between 2002 and 2013 in 4 languages and held by 6,519 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 )
34 editions published between 2002 and 2013 in English and Japanese and held by 6,234 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 )
26 editions published between 2009 and 2013 in English and held by 5,578 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 )
67 editions published between 1984 and 2013 in 3 languages and held by 4,573 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 ruthless agribusiness tycoon can continue illegaly dumping fertilizer nto the endangred Everglades
Nature girl by Carl Hiaasen ( Book )
40 editions published between 2003 and 2013 in English and Undetermined and held by 4,299 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 )
44 editions published between 2001 and 2013 in 3 languages and held by 4,106 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 )
43 editions published between 1999 and 2013 in English and Undetermined and held by 3,874 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
Star Island by Carl Hiaasen ( Book )
27 editions published between 2010 and 2013 in English and held by 3,729 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 )
38 editions published between 1997 and 2013 in 3 languages and held by 3,648 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
Stormy weather : a novel by Carl Hiaasen ( Book )
39 editions published between 1983 and 2013 in English and Undetermined and held by 3,351 WorldCat member 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
Bad monkey by Carl Hiaasen ( Book )
22 editions published between 2012 and 2014 in English and held by 3,254 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Andrew Yancy, late of the Miami Police, soon-to-be-late of the Key West Police, has a human arm in his freezer. There is a logical explanation for that, but not for how and why it parted from its owner. Yancy thinks the boating-accident/shark-luncheon explanation is full of holes, and if he can prove murder, his commander might relieve him of Health Inspector duties, aka Roach Patrol. But first Yancy will negotiate an ever-surprising course of events, from the Keys to Miami to a Bahamian out island, with a crew of equally ever-surprising characters, including: the twitchy widow of the frozen arm; an avariciously idiotic real estate developer; a voodoo witch whose lovers are blinded-unto-death by her particularly peculiar charms; Yancy's new love, a kinky medical examiner; and the eponymous Bad Monkey
Chomp by Carl Hiaasen ( Book )
19 editions published between 2012 and 2013 in English and Undetermined and held by 3,083 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
Strip tease : a novel by Carl Hiaasen ( Book )
59 editions published between 1993 and 2013 in 7 languages and held by 3,006 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
Hoot by Carl Hiaasen ( Recording )
46 editions published between 2001 and 2013 in English and Undetermined and held by 2,723 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 )
33 editions published between 1991 and 2013 in English and Undetermined and held by 2,631 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 )
36 editions published between 1989 and 2014 in English and Undetermined and held by 2,612 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 )
28 editions published between 1987 and 2014 in English and Undetermined and held by 2,227 WorldCat member 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 : a novel by Carl Hiaasen ( Book )
40 editions published between 1986 and 2014 in English and Undetermined and held by 2,032 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
A group of most unusual terrorists sets out to purge Florida of greed and corruption by attacking what they consider the root source--tourists
Skinny dip [a novel] by Carl Hiaasen ( Recording )
33 editions published between 2004 and 2007 in 3 languages and held by 1,917 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
When Chaz Perron's wife discovers that he is running a scam- posing as a marine biologist to doctor water samples so that an agribusiness tycoon can continue illegally dumping fertilizer into the Everglades--, he pushes her overboard from a cruise liner. Unlucky for Chaz, Joey survives clutching a bale of Jamaican pot. Rescued from the Atlantic by a former police officer, Mick Stranahan, she decides not to report him but instead haunt and taunt him-with Mick's help- by playing dead. As a result, Chaz becomes increasingly erratic and inept, a fact noticed by his ruthless and cold-blooded coworkers. Also, the six-time-married Mick rediscovers the thwarted romantic in him, believing that the seventh time might be the charm
Nature girl by Carl Hiaasen ( Recording )
26 editions published between 2006 and 2007 in English and held by 1,876 WorldCat member 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
 
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Alternative Names
Hiaasen, Carl
Khaĭsen, Karl
Хайасен, Карл
היאסן, קרל
היסן, קרל 1953-
ハイアセン, カール
Languages
English (759)
Italian (11)
Japanese (7)
Finnish (5)
French (4)
Hebrew (3)
Portuguese (2)
Polish (2)
Spanish (2)
Norwegian (2)
German (1)
Indonesian (1)
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