Tourist Season - Chapter 1 Summary & Analysis

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Chapter 1 Summary

In this comic mystery novel a newspaper reporter turned private eye matches wits against

a reporter he once worked with, a wanna-be Cuban terrorist, a black former Miami Dolphin football player, and a Seminole Indian trying to make amends for the demise of his ancestors and homelands. The overall goal of the bad guys is to cause tourism in the Miami area to be so dangerous that people will leave the area en masse and allow it to return to the wilderness it was before development, thus allowing the animals and birds to take back the land that was once their natural habitat.

A Shriner from Evanston, Illinois, named Ted Bellamy goes to Miami to attend a convention. The next morning he goes swimming with his wife, Nell, but he has a horrible hangover so he is not thrilled with the idea. While...

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