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Star Island

by Carl Hiaasen

Hardcover, 337 pages, Random House Inc, List Price: $26.95 |

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Ann DeLuisa, body double for drug-addled pop star Cherry Pye, is kidnapped by an obsessed paparazzo, and Cherry's entourage must rescue her while keeping her existence a secret from Cherry's public—and from Cherry herself.

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4 weeks on NPR Paperback Fiction Bestseller List

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"I’ve always wanted to write about the paparazzi subculture," says author Carl Hiaasen. "It's such a peculiar, predatory way to make a living -- chasing pseudo-celebrities from club to club, hoping they stumble out the door drunk so you can snap a photo." Martin Bureau/AFP/Getty Images hide caption

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Paparazzi Take Center Stage In Hiaasen's 'Star Island'

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