WorldCat Identities

Hiaasen, Carl

Works: 423 works in 2,817 publications in 22 languages and 109,749 library holdings
Genres: Fiction  Humorous fiction  Juvenile works  Detective and mystery fiction  Young adult works  Thrillers (Fiction)  Novels  Action and adventure fiction  Biographies  Political fiction 
Roles: Author, Interviewee, Narrator, Contributor, Bibliographic antecedent, Other, Author of introduction, Creator, Editor
Classifications: PS3558.I217, 813.54
Publication Timeline
Most widely held works by Carl Hiaasen
Hoot by Carl Hiaasen( Book )

149 editions published between 2001 and 2021 in 11 languages and held by 6,545 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 )

50 editions published between 2002 and 2020 in 3 languages and held by 6,183 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 )

45 editions published between 2009 and 2020 in English and German and held by 5,510 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 by Carl Hiaasen( Book )

98 editions published between 1984 and 2017 in 7 languages and held by 4,115 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 )

64 editions published between 2003 and 2021 in English and Undetermined and held by 3,826 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 )

64 editions published between 2001 and 2013 in 7 languages and held by 3,589 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
Star Island by Carl Hiaasen( Book )

46 editions published between 2010 and 2012 in 3 languages and held by 3,502 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
Bad monkey by Carl Hiaasen( Book )

37 editions published between 2012 and 2015 in English and Undetermined and held by 3,487 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 )

42 editions published between 2012 and 2020 in 3 languages and held by 3,431 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
Sick puppy : a novel by Carl Hiaasen( Book )

67 editions published between 1999 and 2018 in 5 languages and held by 3,403 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
Lucky you : a novel by Carl Hiaasen( Book )

67 editions published between 1994 and 2018 in 4 languages and held by 3,267 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 )

76 editions published between 1983 and 2021 in 5 languages and held by 2,966 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
Razor girl by Carl Hiaasen( Book )

28 editions published between 2016 and 2019 in English and held by 2,899 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"When Lane Coolman's car is bashed from behind on the road to the Florida Keys, what appears to be an innocent accident is anything but (this is Hiaasen!). Behind the wheel of the offending car is Merry Mansfield--the eponymous Razor Girl--so named for her unique, eye-popping addition to what might be an otherwise unexciting scam. But, of course--this is Hiaasen!--the scam is only the very beginning of a situation that's going to spiral crazily out of control while gathering in some of the wildest characters Hiaasen has ever set loose on the page. There's the owner of Sedimental Journey--the company that steals sand from one beach to restore erosion on another ... Dominick "Big Noogie" Aeola, the NYC mafia capo with a taste for the pinkest of sands ... Zeto, the small-time hustler who gets electrocuted trying to charge a Tesla ... Nance Buck, native Wisconsinite who's nonetheless the star of the red neck reality TV show, "Bayou Brethren" ... a psycho who goes by the name of Blister and who's more Nance Buck than Buck could ever be ... the multimillionaire product liability lawyer who's getting dangerously--and deformingly--hooked on the very product he's litigating against ... and Andrew Yancy--formerly Detective Yancy, busted to Key West roach patrol after he beat up his then-lover's husband with a Dustbuster--who's convinced that if he can just solve one more murder on his own, he'll get his detective badge back. That the Razor Girl may be the key to his success in this deeply ill-considered endeavor will be as surprising to him as anything else he encounters along the way--including the nine-pound Gambian pouched rats getting very used to the good life in the Keys ..."--
Strip tease by Carl Hiaasen( Book )

113 editions published between 1993 and 2020 in 18 languages and held by 2,718 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 )

82 editions published between 2001 and 2021 in 3 languages and held by 2,497 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 )

67 editions published between 1991 and 2018 in 9 languages and held by 2,382 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Now reissued--one of the most beloved novels by the New York Times bestselling author in which dedicated, if somewhat demented, environmentalists battle sleazy real estate developers in the Florida Keys
Skin tight by Carl Hiaasen( Book )

75 editions published between 1989 and 2012 in 10 languages and held by 2,327 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
Skink no surrender by Carl Hiaasen( Book )

24 editions published between 2014 and 2020 in 3 languages and held by 2,277 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

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

64 editions published between 1987 and 2020 in 7 languages and held by 2,097 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

R.J. Decker, star tenant of the local trailer park and neophyte private eye, is fishing for a killer. Thanks to a sportsman's scam that's anything but sportsmanlike, there's a body floating in Coon Bog, Florida-and a lot that's rotten in the murky waters of big-stakes, large-mouth bass tournaments
Squeeze me by Carl Hiaasen( Book )

23 editions published between 2020 and 2021 in English and held by 2,012 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"Palm Beach. A prominent high-society matron - who happens to be a fierce supporter of the President and founding member of the POTUSSIES - has gone missing at a swank gala. When the wealthy dowager Kiki Pew Fitzsimmons is later found dead in a concrete grave, panic and chaos erupt. The President immediately declares that Kiki Pew was the victim of rampaging immigrant hordes. This, as it turns out, is far from the truth. Meanwhile, a bizarre discovery in the middle of the road brings the First Lady's motorcade to a grinding halt (followed by some grinding between the First Lady and a lovestruck Secret Service agent). Enter Angie Armstrong, wildlife wrangler extraordinaire, who arrives at her own conclusions after she is summoned to the posh island to deal with a mysterious and impolite influx of huge, hungry pythons ... "-
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Alternative Names
Carl Hiaasen

Carl Hiaasen americký novinář a spisovatel

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

Карл Хайасън американски журналист и писател

Хайасен, Карл

Хайесен К.

Хайесен Карл

היאסן, קרל

היאסן, קרל 1953-

היסן, קרל 1953-

קרל היאסן

كارل هياسين

کارل هایسن نویسنده آمریکایی

칼 하이어센

하이어슨, 칼 1953-

히어슨, 칼 1953-


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