Stormy Weather

Stormy Weather

A Novel

Book - 1995 | 1st ed
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When a hurricane hits Florida, some people waste no time in exploiting it. The novel follows a few of them, including a woman who abandons a scheme to sleep with a Kennedy for a more lucrative insurance rip-off, and a former governor who turns avenger to protect the community from just such people.
Publisher: New York : Alfred A. Knopf, 1995
Edition: 1st ed
ISBN: 9780679419822
0679419829
Branch Call Number: x
Characteristics: 335 p. ; 25 cm

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KatherineHere
Feb 26, 2016

I've read all of his books, but find the most recent ones no longer that funny. I believe Stormy Weather is the best of them. It reminds me of the cruise port of St. Bart's where my mother and I took a very awkward tour of the disaster area which had just been hit by 3 successive hurricanes.

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mythoughts
Oct 10, 2012

One of the best Hiassens I've read. Recommended if you like it raunchy and fun sometimes. Ahem.

freemanh Jul 28, 2011

Funny, like most of Carl Hiaasen's work. I liked the characters in this book a lot.

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chgarland
Jul 24, 2011

Hiaasen's best combining tourist stupidity, insurance fraud, shady characters of all sorts, foolish people, and, best of all, Skink. This book takes place in the aftermath of Hurricane Andrew when southeast Florida was flattened. A couple who are supposed to be on their Disney honeymoon set out to videotape some of the damage. With that simple notion, things take off and rapidly get completely out of hand.

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RichardPaul
Feb 15, 2011

Stormy Weather ----
by Carl Hiaasen c - 2003 ---- Great read! ---- Will post later ---- Enjoy! ---- RichardPaul

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