Skinny Dip has ratings and reviews. Mara said: Ok, now I get it! And by it I mean all the Hiaasen hoopla among those with whom I share a c. Hiaasen’s signature mix of hilariously over-the-top villains, lovable innocents and righteous indignation at what mankind has done to his. Chaz Perrone may care more about Hummers than hammerheads, but he’s done pretty well for himself as a marine biologist, doctoring water samples so.

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If Joey is the cream of the crop, this is one sorry lot. While not even remotely as brilliant as Bad MonkeySkinny Dip was still a fun read. Also, bikini shops with girls in bikini shopping for more bikinis.

Expecting an easy lay, Chaz accepts the invitation, only to be drugged by Rose and put to sleep in her bed. That sai Carl Hiaasen’s books are, hands down, the best Florida postcards in the market. He imagines he’s surrounded by enemies, but he always manages to look in the wrong direction. The one thing I actually did like quite a bit was the setting. Perrone” then immediately has to explain that he’s not an M.

Clinging blindly to a bale of Jamaican pot, Joey Perrone is plucked from the ocean by former cop and current loner Mick Stranahan. A big farming operation like his was a challenging enterprise, relying as it did on rampant pollution hiaasej the systematic mistreatment of immigrant labor. LitFlash The eBooks you want at the lowest prices. It also gives a girl a lot of time to get pissed skinnny.

His main story is about the wife, Joey Perrone, who is thrown off her anniversary cruise ship by her dimwit husband. Kind of pisses me off, y’know. But the thing I really like about Chaz is that he so ill at ease in nature. Carl Hiaasen was born and raised in Florida. Both Mick and Karl, working independently, trace the bill of sale of Chaz’s expensive Hummer csrl one of Red’s companies, and patient investigation leads them to discover the Everglades scam. Of course, the language wasn’t that advanced and the writing easy, but still, it was catchy.


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Book Review – Skinny Dip by Carl Hiaasen

In fact I found her trite and spiteful and plain stupid. Tell us what you think about this feature. Ok, now I get it! Mick also recruits his brother-in-law, a corrupt lawyer, to draft a fake will leaving Joey’s entire fortune to Chaz. For instance, at one point there are five people in the Perrone house, three of whom are trying to hide their presence from the other: Return to Book Page. Chaz is a Florida State biologist whose job normally involves measuring agricultural pollutants in the Everglades.

We thought at first there were some pages missing, but Knopf says that was the ending Hiaasen intended. I’m eighty-one years old, but I still think I can be a better person tomorrow than I am today. Instead, as Carl Hiaasen tells in his 10th adult novel, Skinny Dip, she makes her way back to shore, thanks both to a wayward bale of Jamaican marijuana and lonerish ex-cop Mick Stranahan Skin Tight,and then launches a bogus blackmail campaign that’s guaranteed to drive her lazy, libidinous hubby into a self-protective frenzy.

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Buddy read with Sunshine Seaspray. One of the perks of the job is being able to fish for dinner whenever he likes. Husband chucks wife into the ocean; wife swims to safety and decides to torment husband.


This Florida crime genre seems to be romance-that-it’s-okay-for-dudes-to-read, and Leonard writes better romances than the one in here. Also by Carl Hiaasen. In the end, a great idea with average execution. Tim was very athletic in school, playing Basketball and Baseball his favorite sport.

However, none of them stay dead. Following the blackmailer’s instructions, Chaz rents a small boat with an outboard motor and, together with Tool, drives to Stiltsville in the middle of a thunderstorm. Cait Leone No, this book can be read without reading Skin Tight previously. The person he finds to fill the holes in his life creates the best and most touching story of the book.

Please help improve this article by adding citations to reliable sources. Also in Skink Series. In the end, I was disappointed hoping that he had been messed with on a much greater scale. Recommended to fans of light, amusing books with a message.

So Rolvaag also goes after Chaz. A failed attempt at killing his wife leads a fantastically sleazy, comical and completely unlikable pseudo-biologist down a hot, sticky, mosquito-infested, crocodile-ridden, and ridiculously ill-fated path The thing is, Chaz should really be called ‘Dr.

The book needed to focus more on Joey’s efforts and less on Chaz’s sexual exploits. I always feel like it’s a light break from the heavy stuff and can always expect a good laugh.