Textbooks Stormy Weather Mobi Read Apps Download When a ferocious hurricane rips through southern Florida, the con artists and carpetbaggers waste no time in swarming over the disaster area. Genre List ❿10_Fiction❿ Among the predators are Edie Marsh, an entrepreneurial young woman whose scheme to sleep with a Palm Beach Kennedy has fizzled, freezing her to concoct a colossal insurance rip-off; Lester Maddox Parsons, a murderous ex-con whose violent encounter with a game warden has left him with the fitting name of “Snapper”; and Avila, a crooked building inspector-turned-roofer who dabbles somewhat unsuccessfully in the occult. Genre List ❿10_Fiction❿ Caught in the middle are Max and Bonnie Lamb, newlyweds torn in wildly different directions by the storm. Genre List ❿10_Fiction❿ It is Max’s fateful decision to abort their Disney World honeymoon and race to Dade County to see the terrible devastation. Genre List ❿10_Fiction❿ Armed with a video camera, the ambitious young advertising executive can’t wait to show his hurricane tapes to his buddies back in New York. Genre List ❿10_Fiction❿ Over Bonnie’s objections, Max eagerly sets out through the rubble, debris and mayhem—and promptly vanishes. Genre List ❿10_Fiction❿ The only clue to his whereabouts: a runaway monkey. Genre List ❿10_Fiction❿ The only person who can help Bonnie’s search: a mysterious young man with a tranquilizer gun and a roomful of human skulls. Genre List ❿10_Fiction❿ But there’s also a man called Skink who has devoted his very strange existence to saving Florida from the kinds of people blown in by the hurricane. Genre List ❿10_Fiction❿ It is he, crazed and determined, who prowls the swath of the storm and forever changes the lives of Max, Bonnie, Edie and the others. Genre List ❿10_Fiction❿ Their paths—tangled before they even know it—come together in a novel that continues the hilarious and scathing muckraking tradition that Carl Hiaasen has so mercilessly made his own. Genre List ❿10_Fiction❿ In Stormy Weather, there is no calm eye. Genre List ❿10_Fiction❿ BONUS: This edition includes an excerpt from Carl Hiaasen’s Bad Monkey.
- Author≣Carl Hiaasen_Books
- Publisher≣Vintage Crime/Black Lizard
- ISBN 10≣0307767418
- ISBN 13≣9780307767417