- Author:Carl Hiaasen
- Publisher:Sphere (November 2010)
- Pages:405 pages
- Subcategory:Thrillers & Suspense
- FB2 format1867 kb
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Home Carl Hiaasen Star Island. The more Bang Abbott thought about it, the more agitated he became.
If you want to encounter Skink in better settings, try Carl Hiaasen's previous books, such as Double Whammy,Stormy Weather or Skinny Dip. But Star Island left me with a 3-star feeling. 5 people found this helpful. When can we go back to Florida? Tanner's leasing this amazing house on Star Island. We're taking you to Malibu for a week.
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sɛn/; born March 12, 1953) is an American writer
sɛn/; born March 12, 1953) is an American writer. A long-time columnist for the Miami Herald and Tribune Content Agency, Hiaasen has also written more than 20 novels which can generally be classified as humorous crime fiction and often feature themes of environmentalism and political corruption in his native Florida. He began his career as a news reporter and by the late 1970s had begun writing novels in his spare time.
Mr. Hiaasen can still take any aspect of pop culture and find a laugh in it.
Star Island goes on to explain who Cherry is and how she got that way. She turns out to be the offspring of two self-interested stage parents who have no qualms about exploiting their daughter. The book’s further embellishments include more examples of Bang’s scuzzy work ethic and a vengeful appearance by Clinton Tyree, a k a Skink, the Hiaasen regular who was once governor of Florida but is now a cagey swamp fox surviving off roadkill. Skink takes a predictable shine to Ann, who predictably becomes the book’s true heroine. Mr.
It was his wife who had guided Cheryl from talent-show cutie to pop megastar, Ned Bunterman watching from the wings with a sense of marvel. To say his daughter was tonally challenged was being kind;. she couldn’t yodel her way out of a broom closet. Yet it hadn’t mattered, her flat and anemic cheeping, because Janet Bunterman and Maury Lykes had done a clever job of marketing a look and pose that required no special vocal skills. The BLS brand, Maury called it-barely legal slut, the essential ingredient being an aura of insouciant fuckability.
Carl Hiaasen was born and raised in Florida. He is the author of eleven previous novels, including the best-selling Nature Girl, Skinny Dip, Sick Puppy, and Lucky You, and three best-selling children’s books, Hoot, Flush, and Scat. His most recent work of nonfiction is The Downhill Lie: A Hacker’s Return to a Ruinous Sport.
Carl Hiaasen was born and raised in Florida, where he still lives. He is a prize-winning journalist with a regular column in the Miami Herald and many articles in varied magazines. He started writing crime fiction in the early 1980s and has recently branched out into children's books; he has also had several works of non-fiction published.