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The Resource The pope of Palm Beach, Tim Dorsey, (large print)

The pope of Palm Beach, Tim Dorsey, (large print)

Label
The pope of Palm Beach
Title
The pope of Palm Beach
Statement of responsibility
Tim Dorsey
Creator
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
No one worships the Sunshine State as much as Serge A. Storms. Perpetually hunting Floridian arcana and lore, he and his permanently baked sidekick, Coleman, are on the road again. This time they're on a frenzied literary pilgrimage that leads them back to Riviera Beach, the cozy seaside town where the boys spent their formative years. Growing up, Serge was enthralled by the Legend of Riviera Beach, aka Darby, a welder at the port who surfed the local waves long before the hot spots were hot. A god on the water, the big-hearted surfer was a friend to everyone--the younger surfers, cops, politicians, wealthy businessmen and ordinary Joes--a generosity of spirit that earned him the admiration of all. Meanwhile, there was a much murkier legend that made the rounds of the schoolyards from Serge's youth--that of the crazy hermit living in a makeshift jungle compound farther up the mysterious Loxahatchee River than anyone dared to venture. Then Serge moved away. But never forgot. Now he's back, with those legends looming larger than ever in the rearview mirror of his memory. As his literary odyssey moves north from Key West, closer and closer to his old stomping grounds, Serge digs into the past as only Serge can. Along the way, he unintentionally disturbs some long-forgotten ground, attracting the attention of a cast of villains that only Florida can produce. As the body count grows, so does the list of questions: Why are the guys in the hard hats worried about the monkeys? When do you hack a motel air-conditioner? How does Coleman get high with cat toys? Who is expecting the dildo? And will book tours ever be the same after Serge decides to check one out?
Cataloging source
CaOWLBI
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Dorsey, Tim
Literary form
fiction
Series statement
Serge Storms
Series volume
21
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  • Storms, Serge
  • Florida
Target audience
adult
Label
The pope of Palm Beach, Tim Dorsey, (large print)
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Publication
Control code
pr01306313
Edition
Large print edition.
Extent
479 pages
Form of item
large print
Isbn
9780062791733
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Label
The pope of Palm Beach, Tim Dorsey, (large print)
Publication
Control code
pr01306313
Edition
Large print edition.
Extent
479 pages
Form of item
large print
Isbn
9780062791733
Other physical details
map

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