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3 out of 53 out of 53 out of 53 out of 53 out of 5 3.00 (847 ratings) (rate this audio book) Author: Randy Wayne White Narrator: Dick Hill Publisher: Tantor Format: Unabridged Audiobook Delivery: Instant Download Audio Length: Related: The Doc Ford Series Release Date:
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When solitary marine biologist Doc Ford focused his telescope on the woman in the white boat, he didn’t know his life was about to be capsized: that his conniving uncle Tucker Gatrell would discover the Fountain of Youth, that the National Enquirer would write about it, and that the law would beat down his door in search of three missing men.

But Doc Ford is about to find these things out—the hard way. Because in the shadowy world of Southwest Florida, where gators yawn, cattle craze, and Indian bones are buried, mysteries great and small have found the man to solve them.

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Quotes & Awards

  • “High-spirited adventure…Loopy and lovable characters.”

    New York Times Book Review

  • “White offers an eclectic vision of Florida with his laid-back prose but pays close attention to various ‘characters,’ especially Marion’s braggart uncle. Upbeat, literate, fascinating, and clever: manna for deeper readers.”

    Library Journal

Listener Opinions

  • 3 out of 53 out of 53 out of 53 out of 53 out of 5 by Tonya | 2/19/2014

    " I really liked the characters in this book. They were a hilarious group. I also liked the science aspect of the book. An interesting read to say the least. "

  • 2 out of 52 out of 52 out of 52 out of 52 out of 5 by Bruce | 2/18/2014

    " Very slow read. Not as interesting to me as the other books in the series. Not enough Doc Ford in the storyline. "

  • 4 out of 54 out of 54 out of 54 out of 54 out of 5 by Nancy | 2/9/2014

    " Nancy 4 stars; Ron 3 stars "

  • 4 out of 54 out of 54 out of 54 out of 54 out of 5 by Diane Smith | 2/8/2014

    " i really enjoyed this book in the doc ford series. you meet doc's uncle tucker gatrell. he is an old florida cracker and has a lot of interesting stories. when 3 men go missing in the canals tucker is a suspect and he needs doc fords help to clear his name and help with one of his many schemes. the love interest in this book is sandy caramel. she doesnt really have much to do with the story but is a neighbor of tucker and grew up along side doc ford. we meet tomlinsons daughter in this story. her name is nichola and she lives with her mom, harry, in boston. tomlinson and harry are at a rough patch but he loves his daughter and goes to see her every chance he gets. i just ordered books 4,5 and 6 so i hope to get them in in a few days. "

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