The Republicans' "golden boy" -- and a loyal, unquestioning tool of the powerful special interests -- handsome, unthreatening, Florida governor-by-default Marlon Conrad seems a virtual shoo-in for re-election. That is, until he undergoes a radical personality shift during a bloody military action in the Balkans. Now it's just three weeks before the election and Marlon is suddenly talking about "issues" and "reform" as he crosses the length and breadth of his home state with an amnesiac speechwriter and a chief of staff who turns catatonic in the presence of minorities. The governor's new-found conscience might well cost him the election, though. And it appears that pretty much everybody from Tallahassee to Miami Beach is trying to kill him...
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Former newsman Dorsey (Hammerhead Ranch Motel, 2000) packs a recreational plot vehicle with an abused tennis starlet, an amnesiac press officer, an Ehrlichmanic chief of staff, a secretly virtuous but still sexy political consultant, and the Republican candidate himself, Marlon Conrad, a handpick...| Read Full Review of Orange Crush: A Novel
I promise I won't dump on the good people of Florida during this review of ORANGE CRUSH, Tim Dorsey's new novel, which, by happenstance, is set in...Florida.Jan 22 2011 | Read Full Review of Orange Crush: A Novel
The story skips all over the place, and its difficult to keep track of all the characters but, then again, there are so many random characters that its hard to care about any of them anyway.| Read Full Review of Orange Crush: A Novel
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