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Skinny Dip
Skinny Dip
Author: Carl Hiaasen
A New York Times Bestseller Chaz Perrone might be the only marine scientist in the world who doesn't know which way the Gulf Stream runs. He might also be the only one who went into biology just to make a killing, and now he's found a way - doctoring water samples so that a ruthless agribusiness tycoon can continue illegally dumping fert...  more »
ISBN-13: 9781594130724
ISBN-10: 1594130728
Publication Date: 6/1/2005
Pages: 568
Edition: 1
  • Currently 3.7/5 Stars.

3.7 stars, based on 5 ratings
Publisher: Large Print Press
Book Type: Paperback
Other Versions: Hardcover, Audio Cassette, Audio CD
Members Wishing: 0
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Helpful Score: 4
Considering how trying to kill your wife could be funny, this book is hilarious! It reminds me a bit of Evanovich in how she has so much serious stuff going on yet adds humor; yet it's different too. I enjoyed this book a lot. you have to read it to unfold the entire mystery and how so much stuff keeps coming around and going wrong!
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Helpful Score: 4
Hiaasen's latest fictional crusade against the destruction of Florida's nature world is as funny, fast-reading, and enjoyable as his many previous works. The characters are outrageously inventive, the dialog pitch-perfect, and the reading experience just plain fun. Recommended!
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Helpful Score: 3
Very funny! Vintage Hiaasen. Follow the tale of a bride on her honeymoon with her murderous new husband. He pitches her overboard from the cruise ship, and she swims to an island inhabited by a (sexy, of course!) recluse, who helps her exact a hilarious revenge.
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Helpful Score: 3
"Skinny Dip" is another entry into Hiaasen's theater of the absurd, with its usual cast of colorful characters and ridiculous twists to the plot that remind you there are far more idiots in this world than those with common sense. There are cameos from previous books, such as Mick and Captain, but enough new personalities - and fresh digs into political corruption - to make this entertaining and enjoyable. It's laugh out loud funny with enough feel good emotions to counter the darker motivations. I loved Joey and Mick, as well as the fascinating Tool. There isn't a single miss in the cast of this offbeat work. My only complaint was the rather blunt and enigmatic ending.

Still, you can't go wrong with this one for wacked out, plotty fun.
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Helpful Score: 3
My first Carl Haissen book and it won't be my last. This book is all about revenge and the best way to serve it. I got a big kick out of how the main character and her new beau tried to make her husband nuts, and in the end won. Lots of chuckles along with way.
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