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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 through yoking my byline to a couple recognized stiff." Jimmy Stoma, the notorious entrance guy of Jimmy and the Slut pups, lifeless in a fishy-smelling scuba "accident," should be the stiff of Jack's dreams--if merely he can work out what happened.

Standing within the means are (among others) his bold younger editor, who hasn't but fired somebody yet plans to "break her cherry" on Jack; the rock star's pop-singer widow, who's utilizing the social gathering of her husband's loss of life to re-launch her personal occupation; 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 track, 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 exciting novel from Carl Hiaasen

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At that time, Lake Chad rose again. From Mauritania to the Sahelian Sudan the most dense occupation occurs during this millennium. Activities during this phase included hunting, fishing, herding, sometimes agriculture, and the beginning of metallurgy. By the second millennium bp, the Sahara became entirely desert, except at its southern margins. However, conditions worsened during the second half of the first millennium AD, which led the Sahelian groups to settle in the Central Saharan mountains, from Adrar in Mauritania to Tibesti.

The middle Holocene witnessed the progressive onset of desert conditions in the Central Sahara as well as the maintenance of a relatively humid climate in the south. 2-4 kyr bp) led to a marked separation between the Sahara in the north (by then a desert) and the south, where a Sahelian climate lasted for another millennium or more. The Sahel, to the south of N (but with considerable latitudinal range from Ténéré to Niger), was dominated by the summer monsoon regime. In the Sahel, people survived wherever water emerged at the surface (or was just below it).

And Weiner, D. (1981). The effect of climatic fluctuations on human populations: two hypotheses. , and Farmer, G. ), Climate and History, Cambridge University Press, Cambridge, pp. 479-513. Bower, J. (1991). The pastoral Neolithic of East Africa. Journal of World Prehistory 5: 49-82. Bower, J. (1996). Early food production in Africa. Evolutionary Ecology 4: 130-139. , and Van Neer, W. (1993). Gajiganna - new data on early settlement and environment in the Chad Basin. Berichte des Sonderforschungsbereichs 268, Bd.

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