Captiva author Randy Wayne White (E–pub)

N the best surgeon around by his coming backNot a waste of time but I did speed reading on this one than usual This backNot a waste of time but I did speed reading on this one than usual This in the Doc Ford series introduces Hannah Smith who goes on to her own spinoff seriesNet fishing has been outlawed and because of it there s bad blood between the net fishers and the sports fishermen So bad that the two sides are resorting to violence or are theyHannah Smith from one of the oldest Florida families is a leader of the net fishermen and she are theyHannah Smith from one of the oldest Florida families is a leader of the net fishermen and she Doc along with Tomlinson try to stop the violence We see disguised pilots like this on television from time to time too I think Hannah works better as a supporting character but your mileage may vary Another fine Doc Ford story centering on a feud between sprorting fishermen and commercial netters Captiva is another good book in the Doc Ford series this is book number 4 Doc Ford lives in a stilted shack in Dinkin s Bay off Sanibel Island in Florida He is retired government agent who is now a marine biologist Ford has made a few friends in the area but his world gets turned upside down by the fishermen in the area because they are going to outlaw net fishing This is these fishermen s livelihood and they go to xtreme levels to show their displeasure in the new law I think anyone who has Forgetful of Their Sex: Female Sanctity and Society, ca. 500-1100 ever visited thenchanting place called Captiva Island would have a hard time resisting the urge to pick up this book I certainly couldn t I really njoyed the book but was a wee bit out of my depth with the dominant Eco Political Issue Of Net political issue of net in Florida I was mildly interested in learning about it but not nough to think I ll be running to the library for books on the subject This was than adeuate for meWhat made the book compelling reading was its wonderful characters White s protagonist is a marine biologist who is surrounded by wild and wonderful native Floridians They have heart and spirit and nough spunk to keep the book lively Doc Ford the biologist is smart and sensitive and worthy of any reader s admiration Many reviewers compare the author to Carl Hiaasen another Florida writer Although they both deal with serious social and conomic issues I think Hiaasen does it with humor and a bit less gravitas so for me his books are fun. Rned marine biologist Doc Ford into dangerous new waters as a Florida fishing dispute Wicked Loving Lies escalates into a deadly war that reaches across the oce. Doc Ford and his hippy friend Tomlinson return in White s Captiva the 4thntry in this popular series White is a gifted storyteller who has created likeable and offbeat characters who live a bit wacky lay back lifestyle Our beloved protagonist is Doc Ford a former government NSA agent and now a marine biologist who lives in a house on stilts on Sanibel Island A pending state ban on net fishing has created a tense situation between sports fishermen and those who make a living from the fisheries As the violence scalates the happy residents of Dinkin s Bay marina get drawn into it all with an xplosion Upon s Bay marina get drawn into it all with an xplosion Upon scene nters a strong female fisherwoman Hannah Smith who ffects the loves of all she ncountersWhite s Captiva as with his other stories are carefully crafted which is part of his ability of being a good story teller At times his plot does bog down often from some xcessive details or xplanation but White keep I initially thought it was a huge mistake to go 1st person narrator in CAPTIVA with series hero Marion Doc Ford In the first three novels Doc is Aramaic Bowl Spells: Jewish Babylonian Aramaic Bowls Volume One enigmatic remote as a cypher In CAPTIVA first person narration allows him to launch long tiresome monologues ofxplanation and social commentary He tosses aside his air of mystery and cheapens his own introspective inscrutability The plot which ntails a mad bomber at work in a dispute between disparate and tribal commercial fishing communities surrounding Dinkin s Bay is less in a dispute between disparate and tribal commercial fishing communities surrounding Dinkin s Bay is less than Doc s nearly kamikaze romance in CAPTIVA with a superstitious manipulative domineering twenty five year old sex commando p86 named Hannah Smith Poor shaggy Tomlinson who is supposed to be yin to Doc s yang is still being treated as a buffoon played like a character in an over long unfunny Cheech Chong routine When Doc drones for the a buffoon played like a character in an over long unfunny Cheech Chong routine When Doc drones for the or fifth time that Tomlinson is mystical I am methodical p54 it only reminds me of Alfred Hitchcock s rule for screenwriters and actors always SHOW don t tell Why are the first 5 Doc Ford novels not available for the Kindle But at least it s available from AudibleA net ban on fishing causes friction between commercial and sport fishermen The results include murder and mayhem The author points out the hypocrisy of both Randy Wayne White is acclaimed as wildly inventive The San Diego Union Tribune a wonderful writer Paul Theroux a fine storyteller Peter Matth. Ides and accurately describes the problems that the advertising business media and political corruption brings to the table and cause the pot to boil overAn xample is the advertising in fishing magazines for Geography of the Gaze: Urban and Rural Vision in Early Modern Europe euipment used in commercial fishing while publishing articles calling for the ban of commercial fishing In other words We want you to buy are products so we make a profit but then you should not be allowed to use themAnotherxample is the Whispering Campaign of a government Groove: An Aesthetic of Measured Time employee telling the commercial fishermen that he is against the net ban while telling the sport fishermen that he is for the net ban Why would a governmentmployee pit both sides against One Wild Weekend each other What benefits would this representative of the state gain from his intentional lies This started off really well I love White s style where the characters and the daily life in the are as important as the mystery that drives the plot He has wonderful and freuent scientific and political asides that I really liked For the first 75% or so this was a solid 4 or 45 stars Sadly it went off the rails in the final section where Ford goes off to the farast to xact revenge and switches from being a scientist to some kind of black ops specialist The two really didn t fit together for switches from being a scientist to some kind of black ops specialist The two really didn t fit together for and it suffered from the common annoyance of unlimited resources Suddenly he has friends all over the world who are willing to help out at a moment s notice and things just neatly fall into place in the right order Perhaps this is due to my not having read the first 3 books in the series but the sudden change was jarring and the revenge just wasn t very interesting Baddies getting their come uppance isn t necessary for a good readI think anyone who s read Carl Hiaasen can t help comparing the two I like both Hiassen has a upbeat almost frivolous style White is much matter of fact Both are as much about Florida as the mystery to be solved I m spending the summer in Fort Myers and have been to Doc Ford s several times I picked up this book at the Franklin Shops curtsey of the small local authorhistory sect This fourth Doc Ford was not the best in the series Much unbelievable stuff in this one than usual complete with a guy pronounced dead who surprises ve. Iessen and the rightful heir to John D MacDonald The Tampa Tribune Times Now he delivers a wicked new thriller that sends government agent tu. Captiva author Randy Wayne White


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    Captiva author Randy Wayne White (E–pub) “Captiva” is another good book in the Doc Ford series this is book number 4 Doc Ford lives in a stilted shack in Dinkin’s Bay off Sanibel Island in Florida He is retired government agent who is now a marine biologist Ford has made a few friends in the area but his world gets turned upside down by the fishermen in the area because they are going to outlaw net fishing This is these fishermen’s livelihood and they go to ext

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    free download Captiva author Randy Wayne White Randy Wayne White ´ 6 read review ã PDF, eBook or Kindle ePUB ´ Randy Wayne White I initially thought it was a huge mistake to go 1st person narrator in CAPTIVA with series hero Marion “Doc” Ford In the first three novels Doc is enigmatic remote as a cypher In CAPTIVA first person narration allows him to launch long tiresome monologues of explanation and social commentary He tosses aside his air of mystery and cheapens

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    Captiva author Randy Wayne White (E–pub) Doc Ford and his hippy friend Tomlinson return in White’s “Captiva” the 4th entry in this popular series White is a gifted storyteller who has created likeable and offbeat characters who live a bit wacky lay back lifestyle Our beloved protagonist is Doc Ford a former government NSA agent and now a marine biologist who lives in a house on stilts on Sanibel Island A pending state ban on net fishing has created a tense situation between

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