Wild Thing

Wild Thing

A Novel

Audiobook CD - 2012
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It's hard to find work as a doctor when using your real name will get you killed. So hard that when a reclusive billionaire offers Dr. Peter Brown, aka Pietro Brnwa, a job accompanying a sexy but self-destructive paleontologist on the world's worst field assignment, Brown has no real choice but to say yes.
Publisher: [New York] : Hachette Audio ; North Kingstown, RI : AudioGO, [2012], ℗2012
ISBN: 9781611139839
161113983X
9781611131307
1611131308
Branch Call Number: FICTION Baz
Description: 7 audio discs (9 hr.) : digital ; 4 3/4 in
Additional Contributors: Petkoff, Robert
Wolfe, Stephanie

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GregWT Feb 02, 2014

If you are a mindless liberal you might like the story. If you have any intelligence and you are a conservative, don't waste your time on Bazell.

Summary or Wild Thing with the "surprise" ending, it is all the republicans fault and some idiot put a shark in the water.

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danielestes
Aug 27, 2012

What an odd follow-up to Bazell's sensational 2009 debut novel, Beat the Reaper.

Much of the edgy dialogue and action I expect from Bazell still delivers, and you gotta love the footnotes, but the tonal direction seems off. Our tough-guy protagonist, Pietro Brwna (now with the alias Lionel Azimuth), travels to northern Minnesota to investigate a series of bizarre deaths caused by what is thought to be a Loch Ness-type monster living in a remote lake. I'll admit when I first read this plot synopsis I thought it was a joke. It's like Pietro's story took a timeout from evading the mob in order to solve an X-Files mystery.

Fortunately, the book holds together and by the end we're left with the promise that our hero's woes are far from over.

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