Carl Hiaasen

"Sick Puppy"


Carl Hiaasen
October 5, 2000 11:00PM (UTC)

Writer Carl Hiaasen (pronounced "hiya-sun") graduated with a degree in journalism from the University of Florida at Gainesville. He is the author of seven other best-selling novels as well the author of "Team Rodent," a revealing essay on the Disney enterprise in Florida. He was raised in South Florida and presently lives in Tavernier, FL.

Brilliantly twisted entertainment wrapped around a powerful ecological plea, his new novel "Sick Puppy" is Carl Hiaasen at his riotous and muckraking best. Dognapping eco-terrorists, bogus big-time hunters, a Republicans-only hooker, an infamous ex-governor who's gone back to nature, thousands of singing toads and a Labrador retriever greater than the sum of his Labrador parts -- these are only some of the denizens of Carl Hiaasen's outrageously funny new novel.

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Listen to an MP3 audio excerpt from "Sick Puppy," read by actor Edward Asner and brought to you in cooperation with Random House Audio Books.


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