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Skin Tight
Skin Tight
Author: Carl Hiaasen
New York Times bestselling author Carl Hiaasen serves up a humorous helping of "taut, fast-paced action...crisp and hot" — After dispatching a pistol-packing intruder from his home with the help of a stuffed Marlin head, Mick Stranahan can't deny that someone is out to get him. His now-deceased intruder carries no I.D., and as a f...  more »
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ISBN-13: 9780425233498
ISBN-10: 0425233499
Publication Date: 1/5/2010
Pages: 416
Edition: Reprint
  • Currently 3.8/5 Stars.

3.8 stars, based on 7 ratings
Publisher: Berkley Trade
Book Type: Paperback
Other Versions: Hardcover, Audio Cassette
Members Wishing: 0
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perryfran avatar reviewed Skin Tight on + 1003 more book reviews
Helpful Score: 5
Another super Hiaasen novel full of wacky characters that inhabit South Florida. This is about the 5th Hiaasen I have read and I would have to say its one of the best. (Others I have read include Tourist Season, Double Whammy, Strip Tease, Lucky You). Hiaasen has a knack for coming up with characters that are so memorable. Chemo and his Weed whacker prosthesis, the incompetent Dr. Graveline, and Reynaldo Flemm: the Geraldo like journalist in seach of a scoop are unforgettable. Even though this novel goes over the top in the grisly department, I would highly recommend it.
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Helpful Score: 3
I've enjoyed quite a few of Carl Hiaasen's books now, and this one did not disappoint me. Though not as humorous as some of his others this one delivers a solid plot line, memorable characters and, of course, Florida weirdness.

I'd rank it an 8 on a scale of 10 amongst his other books.
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Helpful Score: 2
Zany. If you're in the right mood, Hiaasen's books can be a hysterical blend of characters, over-the-top situations, and an engaging storyline. If not, they can fall a little flat - the story isn't strong enough if you aren't enjoying the craziness.

2.5 stars out of 5
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I first read Carl Hiaasen's children/young adult books and I loved them. When I saw this novel, I was instantly interested. I read it in about 5 days because it was so intense. you never really know what is going to happen next because of all the beef Mick has with people. Guns, speed boats, nude models, and plastic surgery. What could be more Miami???
mishe avatar reviewed Skin Tight on + 2 more book reviews
Love this author and he didn't disappoint with this story.
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Skin Tight is a beach read, good for those times when you want something fun and light. It's a interesting story, with outrageous plot twists, but it just wasn't my style.
boomersmom avatar reviewed Skin Tight on + 12 more book reviews
I have read alot of Carl Hiaasen's books and I think this one is my favorite. Great story with lots of humor!!
JoyReadsLots avatar reviewed Skin Tight on + 51 more book reviews
Classic Hiaasen fun. A cast of wacky characters, a pretty good plot line, and lots of good laughs.
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I've never read a Carl Hiassen novel that I did not THOROUGHLY enjoy!
algernon99 avatar reviewed Skin Tight on + 416 more book reviews
Unlike most people, I really disliked this book. I like my funny stuff not to be mean-spirited. No one in this book is a sympathetic character--they're all sleazeballs doing totally unbelievable things. I needed to take a shower after reading this.
runcysmom avatar reviewed Skin Tight on + 163 more book reviews
Another funny story by the master of Florida literature. Humorous mystery that will keep you laughing all the way through.


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