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Naked came the manatee : a novel

Author: Carl Hiaasen
Publisher: New York : Putnam, 1996.
Edition/Format:   Print book : Fiction : EnglishView all editions and formats
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A comic mystery written by 13 authors, each of whom contributed a chapter, often including characters from his other books. The plot concerns a 102-year-old woman swimmer in Florida, defending the environment with the help of a sea cow. She becomes involved with drug smugglers, Cuban revanchists and murder.
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Genre/Form: Fiction
Detective and mystery fiction
Humorous fiction
Additional Physical Format: Online version:
Naked came the manatee.
New York : Putnam, 1996
(OCoLC)605952181
Material Type: Fiction, Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: Carl Hiaasen
ISBN: 0399141928 9780399141928
OCLC Number: 34514685
Notes: "The chapters in this book were originally serialized in The Miami herald tropic"--Title page verso.
Description: 201 pages ; 22 cm
Contents: Booger / Dave Barry --
The big wet sleep / Les Standiford --
Biscayne blues / Paul Levine --
The L.A. connection / Edna Buchanan --
The old woman and the sea / James W. Hall --
Heading to Havana / Carolina Hospital --
The lock & key / Evelyn Mayerson --
Strange fish / Tananarive Due --
South Beach serenade / Brian Antoni --
Dance of the manatee / Vicki Hendricks --
Where are you dying tonight? / John Dufresne --
The odyssey / Elmore Leonard --
The law of the jungle / Carl Hiaasen.
Responsibility: by Carl Hiaasen [and others].

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A comic mystery written by 13 authors, each of whom contributed a chapter, often including characters from his other books. The plot concerns a 102-year-old woman swimmer in Florida, defending the environment with the help of a sea cow. She becomes involved with drug smugglers, Cuban revanchists and murder.

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