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Dance of the reptiles : selected columns

Author: Carl Hiaasen; Diane Stevenson
Publisher: New York : Vintage Books, A Division of Random House LLC, 2014.
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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"A collection of Carl Hiaasen's best columns from the past twelve years, covering topics, like hurricanes, off-shore drilling, voting rights, and political corruption, that have become national issues. A VINTAGE PAPERBACK ORIGINAL. Dance of the Reptiles is Carl Hiaasen's third collection of the very best of his columns for the Miami Herald. Covering topics large and small, from local issues like polluted rivers, the  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Anecdotes
Humor
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Carl Hiaasen; Diane Stevenson
ISBN: 9780345807021 0345807022
OCLC Number: 846544949
Notes: "All selections in this book were previously published by the Miami Herald Publishing Company, a division of Knight Ridder, One Herald Plaza, Miami, Florida"--Title page verso.
Description: xii, 400 pages ; 21 cm
Contents: Go away --
Surrounded on three sides --
Drill, spill, and kill --
Festival of whores --
Money shouts --
Liberty and justice for all --
Ready, aim, fire --
Shock, awe, and swagger --
Pseudonews --
Party with the fringe on top --
The joke state.
Responsibility: Carl Hiaasen ; edited by Diane Stevenson.

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"A collection of Carl Hiaasen's best columns from the past twelve years, covering topics, like hurricanes, off-shore drilling, voting rights, and political corruption, that have become national issues. A VINTAGE PAPERBACK ORIGINAL. Dance of the Reptiles is Carl Hiaasen's third collection of the very best of his columns for the Miami Herald. Covering topics large and small, from local issues like polluted rivers, the criminal justice system, and animal welfare to national stories like the Deepwater Horizon oil spill, the Trayvon Martin case, Bernie Madoff's trial, and, of course, his classic commentary on Florida's presidential election woes"--

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