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Nature Girl
Nature Girl
Author: Carl Hiaasen
Beware!  Honey Santana is off her meds, reacting rapidly to the bad behavior of others.  This time, the annoyer is a telemarketer from Texas.  Honey's revenge?  She invites Boyd Shreave on a paid ecotour of the Everglades, where a blue-eyed Seminole named Sammy Tigertail strums an electric guitar on a woe...  more »
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ISBN-13: 9780446400664
ISBN-10: 0446400661
Publication Date: 8/1/2008
Pages: 416
Rating:
  • Currently 3.5/5 Stars.
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3.5 stars, based on 95 ratings
Publisher: Grand Central Publishing
Book Type: Mass Market Paperback
Other Versions: Hardcover, Audio Cassette, Audio CD
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janflora avatar reviewed Nature Girl on + 6 more book reviews
Helpful Score: 5
if you are familiar with Hiassen you will love it, if not check it out if you love social and political satire, Florida or hate telemarketers
perryfran avatar reviewed Nature Girl on + 876 more book reviews
Helpful Score: 3
I always enjoy reading Hiaasen's novels and this was no exception! Although the story was a little contrived, I enjoyed the interaction between all of the wacky characters. As usual, Hiaasen's comments on society were on target including his jabs at telemarketers, religion, and development and tourism in Florida. I recently read Skin Tight which was probably one of my favorite Hiaasen's but I also recommend Nature Girl highly.
reviewed Nature Girl on + 111 more book reviews
Helpful Score: 3
Another great book about the wild and hilariously funny characters Hiaasen finds in southern Florida. I often laugh out loud while reading his books, and this time was no exception. A divorced couple really want to be together except she "hears things" and goes beserk over such things as a telemarketer's hard sell. In fact she goes so beserk, she plans an incredibly elaborate revenge that involves getting the guy down to Florida and taking him to a deserted island so she can lecture him about proper behavior. But that's only the beginning...

My hardcover copy is in good shape but the dust cover is slightly torn at one corner (and a bit wrinkled). But the book itself is totally unmarked and fine and fresh.
JoyReadsLots avatar reviewed Nature Girl on + 51 more book reviews
Helpful Score: 2
Don't we all hate to get telemarketer calls...? Well Hiaasen takes that anger and runs with it. A cast of off balance characters weave into each other's lives for a comical, over the top payback for telemarketers from the books 'heroine", Honey Santana. Not a believable story, his books never are, but a fun weekend read.
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Helpful Score: 2
Honey Santana the "queen of lost causes" has a scheme to help rid the world of irresponsibility, indifference, and dinnertime sales calls.
A good story and quite different - you will love it.
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reviewed Nature Girl on + 9 more book reviews
Living in Florida, working at a theme park, Carl's work hits home for me. I love his humor, a little trashy in all the right places, definitely "R" rated. Great departure..

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