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Carl Hiaasen

CARL HIAASEN was born and raised in Florida. He is the author of thirteen previous novels, including the best sellers Bad Monkey, Star Island, Nature Girl, Skinny Dip, Sick Puppy, and Lucky You, and five best-selling children’s books, Hoot, Flush, Scat, Chomp, and Skink. His most recent work of nonfiction is Dance of the Reptiles, a collection of his columns from The Miami Herald.
  
CARL HIAASEN is available for select readings and lectures. To inquire about a possible appearance, please contact Penguin Random House Speakers Bureau at speakers@penguinrandomhouse.com or visit www.prhspeakers.com.

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Bad Monkey
Written by Carl Hiaasen
Knopf | Hardcover | June 2013
$26.95/27.95(Canada) | 978-0-307-27259-1 (0-307-27259-1)

Andrew Yancy—late of the Miami Police and soon-to-be-late of the Monroe County sheriff’s office—has a human arm in his freezer. There’s a logical (Hiaasenian) explanation for that, but not for how and why it parted from its shadowy owner. Yancy thinks the boating-accident/shark-luncheon explanation is full of holes, and if he...

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Basket Case
Written by Carl Hiaasen
Vintage Crime/Black Lizard | Trade Paperback | August 2013
$15.95/21.95(Canada) | 978-0-345-80653-6 (0-345-80653-0)

Jack Tagger’s years in exile at the obituaries desk of a South Florida daily haven’t dulled his investigative reporter’s nose for a good story. When Jimmy Stoma, the infamous front man of Jimmy and the Slut Puppies, dies in a fishy scuba accident, Jack sees his ticket back to page one—if...

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Chomp
Written by Carl Hiaasen
Ember | Trade Paperback | March 2013
$8.99/9.99(Canada) | 978-0-375-86827-6 (0-375-86827-5)

The hysterical #1 New York Times bestseller from Newbery honoree Carl Hiaasen featuring gators, snakes, bats that bite, and reality show hosts gone wild!
 
When Wahoo Cray’s dad—a professional animal wrangler—takes a job with a reality TV show called Expedition Survival!, Wahoo figures he'll have to do a bit of wrangling himself to keep his father from... Read more






Chomp
Written by Carl Hiaasen
Knopf Books for Young Readers | Hardcover | March 2012
$16.99/18.99(Canada) | 978-0-375-86842-9 (0-375-86842-9)

The hysterical #1 New York Times bestseller from Newbery honoree Carl Hiaasen featuring gators, snakes, bats that bite, and reality show hosts gone wild!
 
When Wahoo Cray’s dad—a professional animal wrangler—takes a job with a reality TV show called Expedition Survival!, Wahoo figures he'll have to do a bit of wrangling himself... Read more






Dance of the Reptiles
Written by Carl Hiaasen, Edited by Diane Stevenson
Vintage | Trade Paperback | January 2014
$15.95/18.95(Canada) | 978-0-345-80702-1 (0-345-80702-2)

NEW YORK TIMES BESTSELLER

If you think the wildest, wackiest stories that Carl Hiaasen can tell have all made it into his hilarious, bestselling novels, think again. Dance of the Reptiles collects the best of Hiaasen’s Miami Herald columns, which lay bare the stories--large and small--that demonstrate anew that truth is far stranger than... Read more






A Death in China
Written by Carl Hiaasen and Bill Montalbano
Vintage Crime/Black Lizard | Trade Paperback | June 1998
$14.00/16.00(Canada) | 978-0-375-70067-5 (0-375-70067-6)

From Carl Hiaasen and the distinguished foreign correspondent Bill Montalbano comes a relentless novel of treachery and murder set in the clenched society of China, where even tomorrow’s weather is a state secret.

David Wang, a Chinese-American art historian, dies shortly after a visit to an ancient tomb housing priceless... Read more






The Downhill Lie
Written by Carl Hiaasen
Vintage | Trade Paperback | May 2009
$15.95/21.95(Canada) | 978-0-307-28045-9 (0-307-28045-4)

Bestselling author Carl Hiaasen wisely quit golfing in 1973. But some ambitions refuse to die, and as the years passed and the memories of slices and hooks faded, it dawned on Carl that there might be one thing in life he could do better in middle age than he could as... Read more






The Downhill Lie
Written by Carl Hiaasen
Knopf | Hardcover | May 2008
$22.00/25.00(Canada) | 978-0-307-26653-8 (0-307-26653-2)

Ever wonder how to retrieve a sunken golf cart from a snake-infested lake? Or which club in your bag is best suited for combat against a horde of rats? If these and other sporting questions are gnawing at you, The Downhill Lie, Carl Hiaasen’s hilarious confessional about returning to the fairways... Read more






Flush
Written by Carl Hiaasen
Yearling | Trade Paperback | May 2010
$6.99/7.99(Canada) | 978-0-375-86125-3 (0-375-86125-4)

Take a romp in the swamp with this New York Times bestselling mystery adventure set in the Florida Keys from Newbery Honoree Carl Hiaasen!

Noah's dad is sure that the owner of the Coral Queen casino boat is flushing raw sewage into the harbor—which has made taking a dip at the... Read more






Flush
Written by Carl Hiaasen
Knopf Books for Young Readers | Trade Paperback | August 2007
$8.99/9.99(Canada) | 978-0-375-84185-9 (0-375-84185-7)

Take a romp in the swamp with this New York Times bestselling mystery adventure set in the Florida Keys from Newbery Honoree Carl Hiaasen!

Noah's dad is sure that the owner of the Coral Queen casino boat is flushing raw sewage into the harbor—which has made taking a dip at the... Read more






Flush
Written by Carl Hiaasen
Knopf Books for Young Readers | Hardcover | September 2005
$16.95/22.95(Canada) | 978-0-375-82182-0 (0-375-82182-1)

Take a romp in the swamp with this New York Times bestselling mystery adventure set in the Florida Keys from Newbery Honoree Carl Hiaasen!

Noah's dad is sure that the owner of the Coral Queen casino boat is flushing raw sewage into the harbor—which has made taking a dip at the... Read more






Hoot
Written by Carl Hiaasen
Yearling | Trade Paperback | December 2005
$6.99/7.99(Canada) | 978-0-440-41939-6 (0-440-41939-5)

This Newbery Honor-winning, hilarious Floridian adventure involves new kids, bullies, alligators, eco-warriors, pancakes, pint-sized owls, and more. A New York Times bestseller!

Everybody loves Mother Paula’s pancakes. Everybody, that is, except the colony of cute but endangered owls that live on the building site of the new restaurant. Can the awkward new... Read more






Hoot
Written by Carl Hiaasen
Ember | Trade Paperback | May 2004
$8.99/9.99(Canada) | 978-0-375-82916-1 (0-375-82916-4)

This Newbery Honor-winning, hilarious Floridian adventure involves new kids, bullies, alligators, eco-warriors, pancakes, pint-sized owls, and more. A New York Times bestseller!

Everybody loves Mother Paula’s pancakes. Everybody, that is, except the colony of cute but endangered owls that live on the building site of the new restaurant. Can the awkward new... Read more






Hoot
Written by Carl Hiaasen
Knopf Books for Young Readers | Hardcover | September 2002
$15.95/23.95(Canada) | 978-0-375-82181-3 (0-375-82181-3)

This Newbery Honor-winning, hilarious Floridian adventure involves new kids, bullies, alligators, eco-warriors, pancakes, pint-sized owls, and more. A New York Times bestseller!

Everybody loves Mother Paula’s pancakes. Everybody, that is, except the colony of cute but endangered owls that live on the building site of the new restaurant. Can the awkward new... Read more






Powder Burn
Written by Carl Hiaasen and Bill Montalbano
Vintage Crime/Black Lizard | Trade Paperback | June 1998
$15.00/18.00(Canada) | 978-0-375-70068-2 (0-375-70068-4)

Architect Chris Meadows has the bad luck to see an old girlfriend get hit by a car full of drugland hitmen. He has the worse luck to see the face of her murderers. Because in a town as violent as Miami, a witness doesn't stand a chance--especially when the cops who... Read more






Razor Girl
Written by Carl Hiaasen
Knopf | Hardcover | September 6, 2016
$27.95/35.95(Canada) | 978-0-385-34974-1 (0-385-34974-2)

The new full-tilt, unstoppably hilarious and entertaining novel from the best-selling author of Skinny Dip and Bad Monkey

When Lane Coolman's car is bashed from behind on the road to the Florida Keys, what appears to be an ordinary accident is anything but (this is Hiaasen!). Behind the wheel of the other car... Read more






Razor Girl
Written by Carl Hiaasen
Random House Large Print | Trade Paperback | September 6, 2016
$28.00/37.00(Canada) | 978-0-7352-0600-7 (0-7352-0600-7)

The new full-tilt, unstoppably hilarious and entertaining novel from the best-selling author of Skinny Dip and Bad Monkey

When Lane Coolman's car is bashed from behind on the road to the Florida Keys, what appears to be an ordinary accident is anything but (this is Hiaasen!). Behind the wheel of the other car... Read more






Scat
Written by Carl Hiaasen
Yearling | Trade Paperback | February 2012
$7.99/8.99(Canada) | 978-0-440-42104-7 (0-440-42104-7)

From Newbery Honoree Carl Hiaasen comes this New York Times bestseller set in Florida's Everglades in which an eccentric eco-avenger, a stuffed rat named Chelsea, a wannabe Texas oilman, a singing substitute teacher, and a ticked-off panther can’t stop two kids on a mission to find their missing teacher!
 
Bunny... Read more






Scat
Written by Carl Hiaasen
Ember | Trade Paperback | April 2010
$8.99/9.99(Canada) | 978-0-375-83487-5 (0-375-83487-7)

From Newbery Honoree Carl Hiaasen comes this New York Times bestseller set in Florida's Everglades in which an eccentric eco-avenger, a stuffed rat named Chelsea, a wannabe Texas oilman, a singing substitute teacher, and a ticked-off panther can’t stop two kids on a mission to find their missing teacher!
 
Bunny... Read more






Scat
Written by Carl Hiaasen
Knopf Books for Young Readers | Hardcover | January 2009
$16.99/18.99(Canada) | 978-0-375-83486-8 (0-375-83486-9)

From Newbery Honoree Carl Hiaasen comes this New York Times bestseller set in Florida's Everglades in which an eccentric eco-avenger, a stuffed rat named Chelsea, a wannabe Texas oilman, a singing substitute teacher, and a ticked-off panther can’t stop two kids on a mission to find their missing teacher!
 
Bunny... Read more






Skink--No Surrender
Written by Carl Hiaasen
Ember | Trade Paperback | December 2015
$9.99/12.99(Canada) | 978-0-307-93059-0 (0-307-93059-9)

Carl Hiaasen serves up his unique brand of swamp justice in the New York Times bestseller Skink—No Surrender.
 
A National Book Award Longlist Selection
 
When your cousin goes missing under suspicious circumstances, who do you call? There’s only one man for the job: a half-crazed, half-feral, one-eyed ex-governor named... Read more






Skink--No Surrender
Written by Carl Hiaasen
Knopf Books for Young Readers | Hardcover | September 2014
$18.99/21.99(Canada) | 978-0-375-87051-4 (0-375-87051-2)

Carl Hiaasen serves up his unique brand of swamp justice in the New York Times bestseller Skink—No Surrender.
 
A National Book Award Longlist Selection
 
When your cousin goes missing under suspicious circumstances, who do you call? There’s only one man for the job: a half-crazed, half-feral, one-eyed ex-governor named... Read more






Skinny Dip
Written by Carl Hiaasen
Vintage Crime/Black Lizard | Trade Paperback | September 6, 2016
$15.95/21.95(Canada) | 978-1-101-97303-5 (1-101-97303-X)

Chaz Perrone may care more about Hummers than hammerheads, but he’s done pretty well for himself as a marine biologist, doctoring water samples so that an agribusiness tycoon can continue dumping fertilizer into the Everglades. When Chaz suspects that his wife, Joey Perrone, has figured out his scam, he resolves to... Read more






Star Island
Written by Carl Hiaasen
Knopf | Hardcover | July 2010
$26.95/31.00(Canada) | 978-0-307-27258-4 (0-307-27258-3)

Meet twenty-two-year-old Cherry Pye (née Cheryl Bunterman), a pop star since she was fourteen—and about to attempt a comeback from her latest drug-and-alcohol disaster.

Now meet Cherry again: in the person of her “undercover stunt double,” Ann DeLusia. Ann portrays Cherry whenever the singer is too “indisposed”—meaning wasted—to go out in... Read more






Team Rodent
Written by Carl Hiaasen
Ballantine Books | Trade Paperback | May 1998
$9.95/14.95(Canada) | 978-0-345-42280-4 (0-345-42280-5)

"Disney is so good at being good that it manifests an evil; so uniformly efficient and courteous, so dependably clean and conscientious, so unfailingly entertaining that it's unreal, and therefore is an agent of pure wickedness. . . . Disney isn't in the business of exploiting Nature so much as striving... Read more





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