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Naked came the manatee

Naked came the manatee

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Published by Fawcett Columbine in New York .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Florida -- Fiction

  • Edition Notes

    Statementby Carl Hiaasen ... [et al.]
    GenreFiction
    ContributionsHiaasen, Carl
    The Physical Object
    Pagination201 p. ;
    Number of Pages201
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL17108177M
    ISBN 100449001245

    A delirious invention that is at once harrowing and hilarious, Naked Came the Manatee--a suspense thriller written serially--is the collaborative effort of 13 of Florida's most talented authors, including Elmore Leonard, Edna Buchanan, Dave Barry, James W. Hall, John Dufresne, Paul Levine, Les Standifore, Brian Antoni, Tananarive Due, Carl Hiaasen /5(2). Ebook Naked Came The Manatee (Uncorrected Proof, Inscribed. Reviewing Naked Came The Manatee (Uncorrected Proof, Inscribed is a quite valuable interest and doing that can be gone through at any time. It implies that checking out a publication will not restrict your activity, will not compel the time to invest over, and will not spend much money.

    Naked Came the Manatee. Author(s): Britt Montero, lawyer Jake Lassiter, and a would-be dictator in exile–with ex-president Jimmy Carter and a lovable manatee named Booger thrown in for good measure. Making it easy to match a location with a book. Find out more about us and our philosophy. Naked Came the Manatee Book Summary and Study Guide. Carl Hiaasen Booklist Carl Hiaasen Message Board. Detailed plot synopsis reviews of Naked Came the Manatee; Written by thirteen notable Florida writers, it weaves a somewhat schizophrenic tale of a plot to do away with Fidel Castro. Characters are introduced at the whim of each author.

    Naked Came the Manatee by Carl Hiaasen, Dave Barry. Ballantine Books. Paperback. GOOD. Spine creases, wear to binding and pages from reading. May contain limited notes, underlining or highlighting that does affect the text. Possible ex library copy, will have the markings and stickers associated from the library. Accessories such as CD, codes, toys, may not be included. Naked Came the Manatee (ISBN ) is a mystery thriller parody novel published in It is composed of thirteen chapters, each written by a different Miami-area was originally published as a serial in the Miami Herald's Tropic magazine, one chapter per issue, and later published as a single novel. Its title is a reference to the literary hoax Naked Came the Stranger.


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Naked Came the Stranger is a novel written as a literary hoax poking fun at the American literary culture of its time. Though credited to "Penelope Ashe," it was in fact written by a group of twenty-four journalists led by Newsday columnist Mike McGrady.

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It was disjointed but it was also not overly interesting and it was only a testament to my staying power that I finished the book/5(18). Get this from a library. Naked came the manatee. [Carl Hiaasen;] -- Thirteen Florida writers took turns writing a chapter of this "raucously funny, intricately suspenseful story of intrigue, murder, double-cross, and even love."--Back cover.

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