First edition/first printing, signed by author on title page. Book and dust wrapper in Fine condition. Dorsey takes it over the top in his debut novel in the burgeoning Florida Weird Noir sub-genre. Bookseller Inventory #
Synopsis: When five million bucks in a suitcase is dropped into the trunk of the wrong car, a whole convoy of homicidal wackos follows in hot pursuit, with a stop in Miami to take in the last game of the Series. A first novel. 50,000 first printing.
From the Inside Flap: Just when you thought the south Florida crime novel was played out and gasping for fresh air, along comes Tim Dorsey to give it a hot spike of pure adrenaline called Florida Roadkill. Think Hunter Thompson leaving Las Vegas and taking Fear and Loathing through the Everglades on the Tamiami Trail. Think Thomas Pynchon on a psychotic break. Think Elmore Leonard mainlining speedballs, or James W. Hall tripping on Ecstasy. Thing Quentin Tarantino whispering in Carl Hiaasen's ear, You don't go far enough -- out!
This is a wild-at-heart, pinball-machine of a novel, teeming with oddball kooks. crazies and maniacs as they careen through Florida on a kaleidoscopic crime-and-violent-mayhem spree, with stops in Tampa, Palm Beach, Cocoa Beach, Miami Beach, Key West and the Dry Tortugas.
Ultra-sex, mondo-drugs, Satanic rock 'n' roll. Lap-dancing coke whores, money-laundering life insurers, ruthless retirement-village scammers. Five million bucks in a suitcase in a suitcase dropped in the trunk of the wrong car, with a whole convoy of homicidal wackos in pursuit - and every damn one of them stops in Miami to take in the last game of the World Series. The dumb bad guy is hooked on cocaine and cartoons; the smart one is obsessed with Sunshine State lore; the babe is a walking wet dream who's twice as deadly as the men. And get this: There are two good guys, and one of them is a lawyer.
This is Florida in all its decadence, corruption, dysfunction, cupidity, stupidity and bizarro violence. But native Floridian Tim Dorsey still loves his home state - the pure Florida that hasn't been completely paved over - and he eloquently communicates his abiding passion for its beauty and history.
But mainly, Florida Roadkill is a hyperkinetic, ultraviolent, crazily lyrical and hysterically funny crime fiction with a post-post-modern spin. From murder by Levis 501s to the Running of the Hemingways in Key West, this novel is overdosed, overdriven and over-over-the-top.
Title: Florida Roadkill *1/1 US SIGNED*
Publisher: William Morrow & Co
Publication Date: 1999
Book Condition: Fine
Edition: First Edition.
Book Description William Morrow & Co, 1999. Hardcover. Condition: Good. Item may show signs of shelf wear. Pages may include limited notes and highlighting. Includes supplemental or companion materials if applicable. Access codes may or may not work. Connecting readers since 1972. Customer service is our top priority. Seller Inventory # S_210305208
Book Description William Morrow & Co, 1999. Hardcover. Condition: Good. Item may show signs of shelf wear. Pages may include limited notes and highlighting. Includes supplemental or companion materials if applicable. Access codes may or may not work. Connecting readers since 1972. Customer service is our top priority. Seller Inventory # S_215864802
Book Description William Morrow & Co, 1999. Hardcover. Condition: Used: Good. Ships Out Tomorrow!. Seller Inventory # 171212119
Book Description William Morrow & Co, 1999. Hardcover. Condition: Used: Good. Seller Inventory # SONG0688167829
Book Description William Morrow & Co, 1999. Condition: Good. A+ Customer service! Satisfaction Guaranteed! Book is in Used-Good condition. Pages and cover are clean and intact. Used items may not include supplementary materials such as CDs or access codes. May show signs of minor shelf wear and contain limited notes and highlighting. Seller Inventory # 0688167829-2-4
Book Description William Morrow & Company, New York, 1999. Hard Cover. Condition: Very Good +. Dust Jacket Condition: Near Fine. First Edition. SIGNED - For Fred, Best Always - by the AUTHOR on the Title page. First edition, First printing. Book is in Very Good + condition. Boards are clean, not bumped. Fore edges have a small amount of reading wear. Interior is clean and legible. IS remaindered. Dust Jacket is in Near Fine condition. Not chipped or crinkled. Not price clipped. Dust Jacket is covered by Mylar wrapper. Thanks and Enjoy. All-Ways well boxed, All-Ways fast service. Thanks. Signed by Author. Remainder. Seller Inventory # 033641
Book Description William Morrow & Company 1999, 1999. Condition: Fine. Dust Jacket Condition: Fine. Fine in Fine dj, US First Edition, First Printing Hardcover Signed on the title page. SIGNED Protected in clear Mylar cover. Bubble wrapped and shipped in a box. We do not stock or sell ex-library or Book Club editions. Seller Inventory # 75847
Book Description William Morrow & Co, U.S.A., 1999. Hardcover. Condition: Good. 1st Edition. First edition first printing, Xlib with usual markings. Signed by Author(s). Seller Inventory # 90896078
Book Description William Morrow and Company Inc., New York, 1999. Hardcover. Condition: Very Good. Dust Jacket Condition: Very Good. Signed " Tim Dorsey " on title page. Flap price of 24.00. Authors' first book. Fade to spine of DJ, top edges of boards worn, frayed. DJ protected in Mylar. Signed by Author(s). Seller Inventory # 026074
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