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Naked Came the Manatee A Novel by Carl Hiaasen

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Published by Thorndike Press .
Written in English


  • Suspense,
  • Florida,
  • Fiction - General,
  • Large Print,
  • Detective and mystery stories,
  • Fiction,
  • Large type books

Book details:

The Physical Object
Number of Pages243
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL8109532M
ISBN 100786209860
ISBN 109780786209866

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Naked Came the Manatee was a serialized novel, written by the biggest names in South Florida fiction, and published in Tropic Magazine in Below is the first chapter, written by Dave Barry. Get this from a library! Naked came the manatee: a novel. [Carl Hiaasen;] -- A comic mystery written by 13 authors, each of whom contributed a chapter, often including characters from his other books. The plot concerns a year-old woman swimmer in Florida, defending the.   Despite the steamy title, with its promise of sea-cow sex, the whole good-natured outing is less reminiscent of Naked Came the Stranger than of those Detection Club productions from the s--The Floating Admiral, Ask a Policeman, and so on. So much for life, and art, on the cutting edge. Editions for Naked Came the Manatee: (Paperback published in ), (Hardcover published in ), (Hardcover), (Hardcov Author: Dave Barry, Carl Hiaasen, Tananarive Due, Elmore Leonard.