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Double Whammy

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Publisher Comments:

R.J. Decker, star tenant of the local trailer park and neophyte private eye is fishing for a killer.

Thanks to a sportman's scam that's anything but sportsmanlike, there's a body floating in Coon Bog, Florida — and a lot that's rotten in the murky waters of big-stakes, large-mouth bass tournaments.

Here Decker will team up with a half-blind, half-mad hermit with an appetite for road kill; dare to kiss his ex-wife while she's in bed with her new husband; and face deadly TV evangelists, dangerously seductive women, and a pistol-toting redneck with a pit bull on his arm. And here his own life becomes part of the stakes. For while the "double whammy" is the lure, first prize is for the most ingenious murder.

Review:

"Follow the adventures of a news-photographer-turned-private-eye as he seeks truth, justice and an affair with his ex-wife..." New York Times

Review:

"A murder sizzler that is everything...great fun...it places Hiaasen up there with Ross Thomas and Donald Westlake as a wildly imaginative caper writer...I went for Double Whammy hook, line, and sinker." Washington Post Book World

Review:

"Twists and turns with breathtaking speed...climb aboard, Bubba. Strap yourself in. You're gonna like this ride." New York Times Book Review

Review:

"Manic...delightful...fascinating." Chicago Tribune

Review:

"A Day-Glo version of reality that is insanely funny — and scary." Boston Herald

Review:

"Carl Hiaasen's vivid imagination serves up a seven-course meal in Double Whammy. It's a spread where every course is thick, rare, red meat...You'll have a good time." Houston Post

Synopsis:

R. J. Decker, trailer park resident and neophyte private eye, teams up with a half-blind, half-mad hermit — and faces down television evangelists, dangerous women, pistol-packing rednecks, and a pit bull — to solve a fishy murder.

Synopsis:

A wacky tale of murder and mayhem at a big-stakes Florida bass tournament delightfully exposes corruption among the rod-and-reel set.

About the Author

Carl Hiaasen was born and raised in Florida, where he still lives with his family.

Product Details

ISBN:
9780446352765
Putnam:
Hiaasen, Carl
Publisher:
Grand Central Publishing
Author:
Hiaasen, Carl
Location:
New York :
Subject:
Fiction
Subject:
Florida
Subject:
Mystery & detective
Subject:
Mystery fiction
Subject:
Private investigators
Subject:
Mystery & Detective - Hard-Boiled
Subject:
Hard-boiled
Subject:
Detective and mystery stories
Subject:
Private investigators -- Florida -- Fiction.
Subject:
Mystery-A to Z
Subject:
Mystery & Detective - General
Copyright:
Edition Description:
Mass market paperback
Series Volume:
[29]
Publication Date:
20050301
Binding:
Paperback
Language:
English
Illustrations:
Yes
Pages:
416
Dimensions:
7 x 4.25 x 1 in 0.36 lb

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Product details 416 pages Warner Books - English 9780446352765 Reviews:
"Review" by , "Follow the adventures of a news-photographer-turned-private-eye as he seeks truth, justice and an affair with his ex-wife..."
"Review" by , "A murder sizzler that is everything...great fun...it places Hiaasen up there with Ross Thomas and Donald Westlake as a wildly imaginative caper writer...I went for Double Whammy hook, line, and sinker."
"Review" by , "Twists and turns with breathtaking speed...climb aboard, Bubba. Strap yourself in. You're gonna like this ride."
"Review" by , "Manic...delightful...fascinating."
"Review" by , "A Day-Glo version of reality that is insanely funny — and scary."
"Review" by , "Carl Hiaasen's vivid imagination serves up a seven-course meal in Double Whammy. It's a spread where every course is thick, rare, red meat...You'll have a good time."
"Synopsis" by , R. J. Decker, trailer park resident and neophyte private eye, teams up with a half-blind, half-mad hermit — and faces down television evangelists, dangerous women, pistol-packing rednecks, and a pit bull — to solve a fishy murder.
"Synopsis" by , A wacky tale of murder and mayhem at a big-stakes Florida bass tournament delightfully exposes corruption among the rod-and-reel set.
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