Publish date: 2004-03-05
Publisher: Recorded Books
Edition language: English
Series: Skink (#3)
Max Lamb's honeymoon was going well until the hurricane interrupted things and he decided to start filming. Skink takes offence at this and kidnaps him. His wife, Bonnie goes looking for him but finds that searching for just one person in a crowd of hundreds of lost people is not easy. Augustine ...
A major hurricane (Andrew?) hits near Miami and Hiaasen has a lot of fun with the aftermath. His cast of characters is perfect, a mix of grifters, clueless tourists, overworked cops, hookers, hobos with a past, building industry cheaters, insurance adjusters on the take and straight, criminals, etc....
Virtually everyone and everything is corrupt, except perhaps the deranged ex-governor of the state, in Carl Hiaasen's marvelously funny Stormy Weather. Bonnie and Max Lamb are on their honeymoon at Disney World when the one-hundred year hurricane hits. Max, being a good red-blooded American, immedia...