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By Carl Hiaasen

As soon as a hotshot investigative reporter, Jack Tagger now bangs out obituaries for a South Florida day-by-day, "plotting to resurrect my newspaper profession by way of yoking my byline to a couple well-known stiff." Jimmy Stoma, the notorious entrance guy of Jimmy and the Slut doggies, useless in a fishy-smelling scuba "accident," could be the stiff of Jack's dreams--if purely he can work out what happened.

Standing within the manner are (among others) his formidable younger editor, who hasn't but fired a person yet plans to "break her cherry" on Jack; the rock star's pop-singer widow, who's utilizing the celebration of her husband's loss of life to re-launch her personal profession; and the soulless, profit-hungry proprietor of the newspaper, whom Jack as soon as publicly humiliated at a stockholders' meeting.

With clues from the useless rock singer's song, Jack finally unravels Jimmy Stoma's unusual fate--in a hilariously hard-won triumph for muckraking journalism, and for the death-obsessed obituary author himself.

"Always be midway prepared" is Jack Tagger's motto--and it's good enough to assure a wickedly humorous, brilliantly wonderful novel from Carl Hiaasen

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Then a toy hits you on the head. ” 46 Dad’s goal is for you to grow up and be proud, confident, happy, and safe. He teaches you to believe in yourself and never give up. It’s his job as a dad, but I think he likes doing it a lot! Do not underestimate the power of the father. Your dad helps you become you. 47 About the Author ALEC GREVEN is ten years old and is in the fourth grade. He has appeared on The Ellen DeGeneres Show, the Today show, CNN, and Inside Edition. Alec wrote this book when he was nine years old.

You become the best laundry helper in the family. Score 3 for Dad. TIP: 80 percent of dads do this trick. 60 percent of kids fall for it. 35 CH A P TER SI X How Kids Bug Their Dads { When it comes to tattling, proceed with caution. } One thing that really bugs Dad is tattling. When it comes to tattling, proceed with caution. Don’t risk it unless it is serious. If you see your brother and sister using glitter glue to stick art to the floor, you should let your dad know. That can be a clean-up nightmare.

Dads usually know when you are eavesdropping, and they use this against you. They will make believe a call to the school and say something like “He’s not helping his mother with the laundry. ” You become the best laundry helper in the family. Score 3 for Dad. TIP: 80 percent of dads do this trick. 60 percent of kids fall for it. 35 CH A P TER SI X How Kids Bug Their Dads { When it comes to tattling, proceed with caution. } One thing that really bugs Dad is tattling. When it comes to tattling, proceed with caution.

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