Best book I have ever listened to!!!!! The raeder changes his voise cor different characters😁😁😁😁🙌🙌😎
I love the great energetic characters. I especially like Tuna who I can definitely relate to. Though neither of my parents are abusive, I relate to her personality wise. I believe that Van Der Beek (sorry, not sure if I spelled the last name right) read the story a perfectly fine tempo and had nice accents and voices.
The story became too watered down to hold my interest. Still funny though. The other reviews are accurate and helpful.
It's up there. I like listening to something fairly light so I can also keep my focus on the road, and this book fit the bill.
Probably Mickey was my favorite, but all the characters are so much fun.
It's not that type of book.
Carl Hiaasen is a brilliant, funny, author and I love his stories. James Van Der Beek leaves much to be desired as a narrator. His flat tone made an exciting book dull.
Wahoo, of course. Great kid. I wish there were more like him.
No. Not at this time.
Wait anxiously for the next Carl Hiaasen book.
There are many problems with the narration. The words in several places are changed from the text (eg: Van Der Beek refers to the Everglades as a sea, but the text says water.) Hiaasen knows the Everglades are freshwater, but apparently Van Der Beek doesn't. I found Van Der Beek's performance flat and at times difficult to follow the flow of the action. His switching in and out of the "aussie" accent for Derek Badger was annoying, especially since the text states WHERE and WHEN he dropped the accent. I give Van Der Beek a C+ on this one.
I thoroughly enjoyed this story about a father, his son and a friend from his school. The predicaments the TV 'survivalist' got into are just too funny! Great book for all ages. The lessons in morality and good common sense are perfect for Young Adult readers.
Absolutely because I enjoyed the narrator and feel like I could relate to the characters.
When Raven Stark was shooting Alice and the gun went "Click, Click, Click!". Of course Micky hadn't loaded it!
No, but we will listen to more of him in the future!
Do you have what it takes to survive in the Everglades?
Say something about yourself!
No, I would not. It seems to have been written quickly to produce a new book
Added more character to the characters.
The narration was awful in the way the reader enunciated words, paragraphs, voices, the whole book. He sounded like he was reading rather than acting. Very poorly done.
Think about it before downloading another of Carl Hiaasen's books and to check on who is narrating if I do decide to buy it.