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Kick ass : selected columns of Carl Hiaasen

Author: Carl Hiaasen; Diane Stevenson
Publisher: Gainesville : University Press of Florida, ©1999.
Edition/Format:   Print book : Biography : State or province government publication : EnglishView all editions and formats
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Presents a selection of the author's "Miami Herald" columns.
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Genre/Form: Anecdotes
Named Person: Carl Hiaasen; Carl Hiaasen
Material Type: Biography, Government publication, State or province government publication
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Carl Hiaasen; Diane Stevenson
ISBN: 0813017173 9780813017174
OCLC Number: 41712895
Notes: Columns originally published in the Miami herald.
Description: xxiv, 447 pages ; 24 cm
Contents: Welcome to South Florida --
Murder and mayhem --
See it like a native --
Rules are different here --
The war on drugs --
Tourist season --
A state of chaos --
Cops, courts, and lawyers --
Candidates with convictions --
Our leaders on parade --
Stormy weather --
Tax dollars at work --
Ralph Sanchez and other subsidized sports --
Choked on growth --
Vanishing Florida --
The Everglades and Big Sugar --
Wild kingdom --
Small victories.
Responsibility: edited by Diane Stevenson.

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This collection organizes over 200 columns into 18 chapters, chronicling events and defining the issues that have kept the South Florida melting pot bubbling throughout the 80s and 90s. An  Read more...

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