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Beach Slapped
Barton Grover Howe
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Beach Slapped

3.91  ·  Rating Details ·  11 Ratings  ·  3 Reviews
Florida isn't the only place with nuts coming out of the trees... Tropical wannabe and suburban refugee Jackson Poe is having a very strange week. It begins with a sexually frustrated sea lion and ends with the spirit of Steve McQueen dispensing karmic justice on the coastal streets of Surfland, Oregon. In between, a nudist mascot, a pissed off young woman and a lottery ...more
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Published (first published July 15th 2011)
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Full disclosure: I know the author. In fact, I was dreading reading the book because I don't really read light, satirical mysteries and didn't think I'd enjoy this one. Early in the book, I was mainly amused by the way that every (nonevil) male character I met was some version of the author himself, and at the thinly veiled adaptation of the real place that inspired Surfland. By the end, though, I was hooked: laughing out loud, rooting for the heroes, curious how the multiple plot lines would ...more
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Jun 08, 2015 Princess Wedgie rated it it was amazing  ·  review of another edition
I had LOADS of fun reading Beach Slapped!! Tim Dorsey, Carl Hiaasen, and Christopher Moore are in my top 10 list - now Barton Howe is up there with them. Definitely recommend Howe for a hilarious diversion in a dull day!!
Sep 08, 2011 Gr8saluki rated it really liked it
An enjoyable read by this up-and-coming novelist. It was fun to translate the people and locations to real people and locations on the Oregon Coast.
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