Double Whammy

Double Whammy

Book - 1987
Average Rating:
Rate this:
"Twists and turns with breathtaking speed...You're gonna like this ride." - Washington Post Book World

R.J. Decker, star tenant of the local trailer park and neophyte private eye is fishing for a killer. Thanks to a sportsman's scam that's anything but sportsmanlike, there's a body floating in Coon Bog, Florida -- and a lot that's rotten in the murky waters of big-stakes, large-mouth bass tournaments. Here Decker will team up with a half-blind, half-mad hermit with an appetite for road kill; dare to kiss his ex-wife while she's in bed with her new husband; and face deadly TV evangelists, dangerously seductive women, and a pistol-toting redneck with a pit bull on his arm. And here his own life becomes part of the stakes. For while the "double whammy" is the lure, first prize is for the most ingenious murder.
Publisher: New York : Warner Books 1987
ISBN: 9780446352765
Branch Call Number: M HIAA
Characteristics: 320 p. ; 24 cm.


From the critics

Community Activity


Add a Comment

Jun 12, 2012

I have always told folks that I imagined Hiaasen laughing while he was writing this book. One character is indelible in my mind. Great Florida fiction- try Laurence Shames if you like Hiaasen.

Jul 24, 2011

Double Whammy ---- by Carl Hiaasen c - 1996 ---- A good read ---- Are fave Ex-Politition makes an excellent Swamp-man/wild man appearance. Stiring the pot and the fires. People just have to learn to stay out of his Swamp! ---- Mr. Hiaasen had fun writing this one! ---- Enjoy ---- RichardPaul


Add Age Suitability

There are no ages for this title yet.


Add a Summary

There are no summaries for this title yet.


Add Notices

There are no notices for this title yet.


Add a Quote

There are no quotes for this title yet.

Explore Further

Browse by Call Number

Subject Headings


Find it at BDL

To Top