FLUSH.

Hiaasen, Carl.

ISBN 10: 0375821821 / ISBN 13: 9780375821820
Published by New York: Alfred A. Knopf, (2005.) dj
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Hardcover first edition - First printing. His second young adult novel (the first won a Newbery Honor Award) with humor and adventure overlaying serious environmental issues: after their father fails, Noah and his sister - and a couple of other assorted characters - set out to gather evidence to prove that a floating casino is illegally emptying its bilge tanks into the protected waters around the Florida Keys. SIGNED on the title page. 263 pp. Fine in fine dust jacket. Bookseller Inventory # 66040

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Title: FLUSH.

Publisher: New York: Alfred A. Knopf, (2005.) dj

Binding: Hardcover

Dust Jacket Condition: Dust Jacket Included

Signed: Signed by Author(s)

Edition: 1st Edition

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Take a romp in the swamp with this New York Times bestselling mystery adventure set in the Florida Keys from Newbery Honoree Carl Hiaasen!

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

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You know it's going to be a rough summer when you spend Father's Day visiting your dad in the local lockup.
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 stuck in the clink.
Now Noah is determined to succeed where his dad failed. He "will prove that the Coral Queen is dumping illegally . . . somehow. His allies may not add up to much-his sister Abbey, an unreformed childhood biter; Lice Peeking, a greedy sot with poor hygiene; Shelly, a bartender and a woman scorned; and a mysterious pirate-but Noah's got a plan to flush this crook out into the open. A plan that should sink the crooked little casino, once and for all.

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