Listening Library, Compact Disc, 9780307280701, 5pp.
Publication Date: September 13, 2005
Noah's dad is sure that the owner of the "Coral Queen "casino boat is flushing raw sewage into the harbor which has made taking a dip at the local beach like swimming in a toilet. He can't prove it though, and so he decides that sinking the boat will make an effective statement. Right. The boat is pumped out and back in business within days and Noah's dad is in the local lock-up.
Now Noah is determined to succeed where his dad failed. He "will" prove that the Coral Queen is dumping illegally . . . somehow.
The writing is pitch perfect. "The New York Times"
A royal flush. "Chicago Sun-Times"
Classic Hiaasen laugh-out-loud satire in a Florida setting. "Life"
"From the Hardcover edition.
His books for younger readers include the Newbery Honor winner "Hoot, " as well as "Flush, Scat, " and "Chomp." "Skink No Surrender" was Hiaasen's first book for teens and features one of his most iconic characters, the reclusive ex-governor of Florida now known as Skink.
You can read more about Hiaasen's work at carlhiaasen.com. "From the Hardcover edition.""
"Compulsively readable with a cleverly conceived resolution. . . . Fans of
spy stories, action, environmental intrigue, and, well, Hiaasen, will cheer for
this one." - The Bulletin