skinny dip book review

Not very fulfilling but this book is very light anyway. Unbeknownst to him, Joey survives the night in the ocean. Fill in your details below or click an icon to log in: You are commenting using your WordPress.com account. Carl Hiaasen is always a fun read and this is one of his best. 300,000 first printing; author tour. I’ve badly wanted to read Carl Hiaasen books! There's a problem loading this menu right now. You can still see all customer reviews for the product. Agent, Esther Newberg. Joey Perrone was tossed into the Atlantic by her narcissistic husband, Chaz but unbeknownst to him, she was a collegiate swimmer AND the currents flowed north. After viewing product detail pages, look here to find an easy way to navigate back to pages you are interested in. | I’ll trust your verdict here – I know I’ve enjoyed many of the same books as you. So Rolvaag also goes after Chaz. She hangs on until she is rescued by Mick Stranahan, a 53-year-old ex-cop who now lives on a remote island off the coast of Miami. Knopf $24.95 (355p) ISBN 978-0-375-41108-3. I gave away the two I bought without reading them. Share. He doesn’t even want anyone to notice his agitation. We are—well, ask Bigfoot, as Brooks does in this delightful yarn, following on his bestseller World War Z (2006). Contact Us Hiaasen clearly has mastered his craft of spinning entertaining tales of human foibles and the universal compass of right and wrong. Coben’s latest darkest-suburbs thriller sets a decidedly offbeat detective on the trail of a crime with overtones unmistakably redolent of once and future presidential elections. Good storyline. I am delighted to have discovered this author, and even more so to find out that there are many more of his books to read! I look forward to enjoying more of Mr. Hiassen’s works! This page works best with JavaScript. Disabling it will result in some disabled or missing features. ‧ Enter your email address to follow this blog and receive notifications of new posts by email. Another great Florida author who tells a great story with a lot of laughs is Tim Dorsey. Where can this maze of deceptions possibly end? And Earl Edward O’Toole, the apelike minder Hammernut has hung around Chaz’s neck, begins to move beyond inarticulate resentment at the bullet lodged in his butt-crease when he’s befriended by an elderly cancer patient whose Fentanyl patch he’s swiping. Reviewed in the United States on August 5, 2019. Categories: It’s been a few years since I read one of Carl Hiaasen’s books and after reading Skinny Dip I ask myself, “Why the delay?” It was another fantastic read full of twists and turns, the piling on of bad luck for one of the key characters and some sole searching and a turnaround (of sorts) for one of the least expected bad guys. Ron, upon learning of my fondness for writer Christopher Moore, extolled the wonders of Carl Hiaasen -- all while putting me through a series of rigorous breathing exercises that left me gasping and reaching for a pen to jot down the author's name. As you might imagine, the fact that a big, dumb Labrador is a main character only helped with my enjoyment! ( Log Out /  “It was fun and zany and had all of the crazy characters you’d expect from Hiaasen. This site uses Akismet to reduce spam.

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