Nature Girl

Nature Girl

Book - 2006
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Honey Santana-impassioned, willful, possibly bipolar, self-proclaimed "queen of lost causes"-has a scheme to help rid the world of irresponsibility, indifference, and dinnertime sales calls. She's taking rude, gullible Relentless, Inc., telemarketer Boyd Shreave and his less-than-enthusiastic mistress, Eugenie, into the wilderness of Florida's Ten Thousand Islands for a gentle lesson in civility. What she doesn't know is that she's being followed by her Honey-obsessed former employer, Piejack. And he doesn't know he's being followed by Honey's still-smitten former-drug-running ex-husband, Perry, and their wise-and-protective-way-beyond-his-years twelve-year-old son, Fry. And when they all pull up on Dismal Key, they don't know they're intruding on Sammy Tigertail, a half white--half Seminole failed alligator wrestler, trying like hell to be a hermit despite the Florida State coed who's dying to be his hostage....
Publisher: New York : Alfred A. Knopf, 2006.
Edition: 1st ed.
ISBN: 9780307262998
0307262995
9780446581752
Call Number: HIAASEN
Characteristics: 304 p. ; 21 cm
Subjects: Mystery fiction.
Florida -- Fiction.
Ten Thousand Islands National Wildlife Refuge (Fla.) -- Fiction.
Manic-depressive illness -- Fiction.
Ecotourism -- Fiction.
Divorced mothers -- Fiction.

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panchodog
Mar 15, 2015

Consistent hilarious Carl Hiassen. . Not earth-shaking literature, but a good beach read. There is a nice environmental undercurrent in all his books. Very Florida.

darSLC Mar 21, 2012

I really thought this was terrible. It was my first Carl Hiaasen (for a book club) and I would not recommend him as a fiction writer. Just my 2C. Not for me.

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RichardPaul
Feb 15, 2011

Nature Girl ---- by Carl Hiaasen c - 2006 Good Story! ----- Will post later ---- Enjoy ---- RichardPaul

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Cabby
Nov 04, 2007

I love this author.

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