Coconut Cowboy: A Novel (Serge Storms #20) (Mass Market)

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“Amazing…one of his funniest and most deftly plotted yet.” Providence Journal

Florida’s favorite trigger-happy, shoot-from-the-hip vigilante history teacher is back—and he has a few scores to settle.

Serge A. Storms is hitting the road. Inspired by the classic biker flick Easy Rider, the irrepressible trivia buff and his drug-addled travel buddy, Coleman, head out on a motorcycle tour down the length of the Sunshine State, on a mission to rediscover the lost era of the American Dream. But going from small town to small town, they discover that some have lost much of their former charm—including one particular hamlet of sleazy rural politicos hell-bent on keeping prying eyes out of their ineptly corrupt style of local government.

Serge and Coleman engage in some high-life hijinks, complete with the state’s trademark crop of jerks, lethal science experiments, drug kingpins, double-crosses, unearthed bodies, barbecue, and groovy tunes. And when a few innocent newcomers stumble into the mix, the stakes are raised to new backwoods heights.

“Entertainingly picaresque.” Publishers Weekly (starred review)

About the Author


Tim Dorsey was a reporter and editor for the Tampa Tribune from 1987 to 1999, and is the author of twenty-one novels: Pope of Palm Beach, Clownfish Blues, Coconut Cowboy, Shark Skin Suite, Tiger Shrimp Tango, The Riptide Ultra-Glide, When Elves Attack, Pineapple Grenade, Electric Barracuda, Gator A-Go-Go, Nuclear Jellyfish, Atomic Lobster, Hurricane Punch, The Big Bamboo, Torpedo Juice, Cadillac Beach, The Stingray Shuffle, Triggerfish Twist, Orange Crush, Hammerhead Ranch Motel, and Florida Roadkill. He lives in Tampa, FL.

Praise For…


“Amazing...one of his funniest and most deftly plotted yet.”
— Providence Journal

“Entertainingly picaresque.”
— Publishers Weekly (starred review)

“It’s all fun in the Sunshine State. ... Nobody does wacky Florida like Dorsey.”
— Shelf Awareness

“Heartily recommended for readers who like their mayhem served up with belly laughs.”
— Booklist

“Always over the top, Dorsey has peaked with Coconut Cowboy, creating a tough act to follow for No. 20.”
— Florida Times-Union

“Hilarious.”
— New York Post

“Dorsey keeps the body count low but the energy high as he prove again that enough is enough, but too much is plenty.”
— Kirkus Reviews

“Fast-paced. ... If you have not read any of Dorsey’s novels, join the fun.”
— St. Augustine Record

“Inimitable. ... The Serge books are often hilarious, but there’s always something serious underpinning the antics.”
— Tampa Bay Times

“Exquisite, zany, and yet sincere.”
— Florida Weekly

“Pure Dorsey. ... Weird and funny and silly.”
— South Florida Sun Sentinel

“The side-splittingest entry in the Serge A. Storms library.”
— FloridaBookReview.net


Product Details
ISBN: 9780062656315
ISBN-10: 0062656317
Publisher: William Morrow
Publication Date: December 27th, 2016
Pages: 432
Language: English
Series: Serge Storms