Carl Hiaasen Writing Styles in Tourist Season

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Point of View

The story is told from the third person point of view, often shifting from character to character, once even from the point of view of an endangered North American Crocodile. The demise of the natural wetlands and the loss of their wildlife is explained in detail through the thoughts of the characters, often during flashbacks where there is a remembrance of the land prior to tourist housing development.

Quoted newspaper columns present specific examples of the characters' viewpoints on the "terrorists"' goals. Much of the hidden message of the story is outlined at the beginning of chapter thirty one in a newspaper article published in the Miami Sun on December twenty eighth.

A humorous section is displayed verbatim when the script of the Orange Bowl Parade is revealed and appears authentic, but extremely contrite.

Setting

The overall setting is the Miami, Florida area in December...

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