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Skink--no Surrender (2014)

Published: [S.l.]: Random House Children's Books, 2014
Description:  288 p
ISBN/ISSN: 9780307974068,
Language:  English

**LONGLISTED FOR THE 2014 NATIONAL BOOK AWARD!** The #1 New York Times bestselling author Carl Hiaasen serves up his unique brand of swamp-justice in Skink--No Surrender. Classic Malley to avoid being shipped off to boarding school, she takes off with some guy she met online. Poor Richard he knows his cousin's in trouble before she does. Wild Skink he's a ragged, one-eyed ex-governor of Florida, and enough of a renegade to think he can track Malley down. With Richard riding shotgun, the unlikely pair scour the state, undaunted by blinding storms, crazed pigs, flying bullets, and giant gators. Carl Hiaasen first introduced readers to Skink more than twenty-five years ago in Double Whammy, and he quickly became Hiaasen's most iconic and beloved character, appearing in six novels to date. Both teens and adults will be thrilled to catch sight of the elusive “captain” as he finds hilariously satisfying ways to stop internet predators, turtle-egg poachers, and lowlife litterbugs in their tracks. With Skink at the wheel, the search for a missing girl is both nail-bitingly tense and laugh-out-loud funny. From the Hardcover edition

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