Product Number: 160018
Released: May 11, 2010
Business Term: Purchase
ISBN: #9780375834875
Publisher: Ember
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-New York Times best-seller The mastermind behind ecology-themed adventures Hoot and Flush, Carl Hiaasen presents this "well-written and smoothly plotted story [that] will certainly appeal to mystery lovers" (School Library Journal, starred review). Strange things are happening in Black Vine Swamp, and it's up to Nick and Marta to crack the case.

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Author(s): Carl Hiaasen
Narrator(s): Edward Asner
Product Number Z100011460
Released: Jan 27, 2009
Business Term: Purchase
Publisher: Listening Library
ISBN: #9780739371312
Author(s): Carl Hiaasen
Product Number EB00160460
Released: Dec 27, 2013
Business Term: 2 Year
ISBN: #9780375891670

Professional reviews

"Hearing Ed Asner's narration is a bit like hearing a great tall tale told by a favorite grandfather. His gruff tone and quirky interpretations of Hiaasen's usual over-the-top oddballs make for a ruckus. Sticking with the author's recurring theme of the environmental exploitation of Florida's remaining wilderness, the story starts off with the disappearance of a much-feared and despised biology teacher who is on a field trip to Black Vine Swamp. Together, three students become unlikely sleuths trying to unravel a mystery that has at its heart one of Florida's most endangered species. Hiaasen knows better than any writer since Edward Abbey how to mix serious content with laugh-out-loud humor, and Asner delivers it all with rib-tickling hilarity. D.G. (c) AudioFile 2009, Portland, Maine"

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