By Carl Hiaasen
Grand Central Publishing, Paperback, 9780446677165, 416pp.
Publication Date: March 1, 2001
A hilarious new novel of greed and corruption from the bestselling author of "Strip Tease." The story focuses on southern Florida at the height of the tourist season, when a ferocious hurricane hits--luring con artists, carpetbaggers, and would-be saviors like hyenas to the lion's kill. "Hiaasen himself is a one-man force of nature.