Tourist Season (Google eBook)

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Penguin, Mar 24, 1986 - Fiction
34 Reviews
The only trace of the first victim was his Shriner's fez washed up on the Miami beach. The second victim, the head of the city's chamber of commerce, was found dead with a toy rubber alligator lodged in his throat. And that was just the beginning... Now Brian Keyes, reporter turned private eye, must move from muckraking to rooting out murder, in a caper that will mix football players, politicians, and police with a group of fanatics and a very hungry crocodile
  

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User Review  - Matthew Stewart - Goodreads

Carl Hiaasen's "Tourist Season" is the quintessential debut novel. The reader sees it in every sentence, every chapter, every plot contrivance. Hiaasen starts with an interesting premise and uses it ... Read full review

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User Review  - Michael Redd - Goodreads

I am glad I took the salespersons advise at Barnes and Noble. She said the author was comical and easy to read. Boy, was she right...The cashier even said I would enjoy it. I am not going to give ... Read full review

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Bestselling author Carl Hiaasen has written "Tourist Season, Strip Tease, Sick Puppy, Skinny Dip", and many other novels that have helped define Florida noir. He is also the author of three popular books for young readers, "Hoot, Flush", and most recently, "Scat". His nonfiction includes "Team Rodent: How Disney Devours the World" and "Downhill Lie: A Hacker's Return to a Ruinous Sport". A Florida native and lifelong resident, Hiaasen still writes regularly for the Miami Herald, where he has worked for 33 years and where these columns first appeared. Diane Stevenson teaches research writing in the psychology department at the University of Florida.

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