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This profile was last updated on 9/13/11  and contains information from public web pages.

Governor

fictional former Florida
 
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So it comes as no surprise ...
writing.annebender.com, 13 Sept 2011 [cached]
So it comes as no surprise that I would be jumping up and down (figuratively speaking) at the mere mention of a new story, nah, a new story which includes the fictional former Florida governor Clinton Tyree, aka, Skink.
3:AM Magazine » Criticism
www.3ammagazine.com, 8 May 2011 [cached]
Hiaasen followers will be delighted to see Clinton 'Skink' Tyree, a Vietnam war hero who served a brief period as Florida's governor in the 1970s, and who quit after being driven almost mad by the ruination of paradise:
He'd fled the governor's mansion with his values intact but his idealism extinguished, his patience smashed to dust. Politics had scrambled his soul much worse than the war, and he left behind in Tallahassee not only his name but the discredited strategy of forbearance and compromise. The cherished wild places of his childhood had vanished under cinder blocks and asphalt, and so, too, had the rest of the state been transformed - hijacked by greedy suckworms disguised as upright citizens.
Authentic Blog : Authentic Florida
www.authenticflorida.com [cached]
Skink - author Carl Hiaasen's pseudonym for his fictional character Clinton Tyree, the good Florida governor derailed by corrupt developers and politicians in his efforts to do the right thing, who escapes to the Everglades, fights Florida sprawl and dines on road kill.
For a humorous, witty take on ...
www.floridacommercialnews.com, 4 July 2011 [cached]
For a humorous, witty take on the Everglades fight, check out the series of books written by Carl Hiassen - particlarly the one man war against development undertaken by former Governor Clinton Tyree, now known simply as "Skink.
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That's right: in a move that might (or might not) appease the character Clinton Tyree, aka Skink, in Florida bestselling author Carl Hiessen's series of books, the head of the environmental agency is being offered a spot on the real estate development company's board, just as St. Joe's Billy Buzzett (its former head of strategic planning) is now working for our new governor as the head of Florida's Department of Community Affairs.
The book's further embellishments include ...
www.dfw.com, 28 July 2010 [cached]
The book's further embellishments include more examples of Bang's scuzzy work ethic and a vengeful appearance by Clinton Tyree, aka Skink, the Hiaasen regular who was once governor of Florida but is now a cagey swamp fox surviving off roadkill.

Skink takes a predictable shine to Ann, who predictably becomes the book's true heroine.

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The book's further embellishments include more examples of Bang's scuzzy work ethic and a vengeful appearance by Clinton Tyree, aka Skink, the Hiaasen regular who was once governor of Florida but is now a cagey swamp fox surviving off roadkill.
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