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Skin Tight (Mick Stranahan, Bk 1)
Skin Tight - Mick Stranahan, Bk 1
Author: Carl Hiaasen
Somebody wants Mick Stranahan dead, and the list of possible players is long: the plastic surgeon with the extremely shaky hands, the sleazy lawyer who advertises, the TV host whose taste for sensationalism is exceeded only by his vanity, and the hit man whose skin problems could fill a comprehensive (if bizarre) medical textbook.  — The who...  more »
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ISBN-13: 9780449219416
ISBN-10: 0449219410
Publication Date: 8/28/1990
Pages: 384
  • Currently 4/5 Stars.

4 stars, based on 93 ratings
Publisher: Fawcett
Book Type: Paperback
Other Versions: Hardcover, Audio Cassette
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perryfran avatar reviewed Skin Tight (Mick Stranahan, Bk 1) on + 896 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.
reviewed Skin Tight (Mick Stranahan, Bk 1) on
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.
reviewed Skin Tight (Mick Stranahan, Bk 1) on + 105 more book reviews
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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reviewed Skin Tight (Mick Stranahan, Bk 1) on + 8 more book reviews
I've never read a Carl Hiassen novel that I did not THOROUGHLY enjoy!
algernon99 avatar reviewed Skin Tight (Mick Stranahan, Bk 1) on + 415 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 (Mick Stranahan, Bk 1) 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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