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April 27 @ 6:30 pm - 8:00 pm
Five Park and Books & Books: Dave Barry!
Books & Books and Five Park presents…
(Simon & Schuster, $27.99)
Thursday, April 27th, 6:30PM
LIVE & IN-PERSON at 600 Alton Rd, Miami Beach, FL 33139
Email your RSVP to [email protected].
Five Park and Books & Books are thrilled to present an in-person evening with Pulitzer Prize-winning and New York Times bestselling author Dave Barry to discuss his latest novel: Swamp Story (Simon & Schuster, $27.99).
***Please note: This event will take place at Five Park at 600 Alton Rd, Miami Beach, FL 33139. Registration is FREE, First come first served! Registration includes complimentary copy of Dave Barry’s book while supplies last. Please RSVP only if you intend to join us.
About the Book:
Pulitzer Prize–winning New York Times bestselling author and actual Florida Man Dave Barry returns with a Florida caper full of oddballs and more twists and turns than a snake slithering away from a gator.
Jesse Braddock is trapped in a tiny cabin deep in the Everglades with her infant daughter and her ex-boyfriend, a wannabe reality TV star who turned out to be a lot prettier on the outside than on the inside. Broke and desperate for a way out, Jesse stumbles across a long-lost treasure, which could solve all her problems—if she can figure out how to keep it. The problem is, some very bad men are also looking for the treasure, and they know Jesse has it.
Meanwhile, Ken Bortle of Bortle Brothers Bait and Beer has hatched a scheme to lure tourists to his failing store by making viral videos of the “Everglades Melon Monster.” The Monster is in fact an unemployed alcoholic newspaperman named Phil wearing a Dora the Explorer costume head. Incredibly, this plan actually works, inspiring a horde of TikTokers to swarm into the swamp in search of the monster at the same time villains are on the hunt for Jesse’s treasure. Amid this mayhem, a presidential hopeful arrives in the Everglades to start his campaign. Needless to say, it does not go as planned. In fact, nothing in this story goes as planned. This is, after all, Florida.
About the Author:
Dave Barry is the author of more bestsellers than you can count on two hands, including Lessons from Lucy, Dave Barry’s Complete Guide to Guys, Dave Barry Turns Forty, and Dave Barry Is Not Making This Up. A wildly popular syndicated columnist best known for his booger jokes, Barry won the 1988 Pulitzer Prize for commentary. He lives in Miami.