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Happy Birthday Turk

(1993)
(The first book in the Kayankaya series)
A novel by

 
 
A Turkish worker, Ahmed Hamul, is stabbed to death in Frankfurt's red-light district - certainly no reason for the local police to work overtime. Kemal Kayankaya, however has a different attitude. He is 26, born in Turkey, raised in Germany and now working as a Private Investigator. He has a German passport but has first hand experience of resentment against foreigners and now Hamul's wife, Ilter, has hired Kayankaya to find out who murdered her husband.In the 3 days it takes him to wrap up the case, he has time to identify Ilter's sister as a heroin addict, track down Ahmed's girlfriend (a prostitute), link his father-in-law's fatal accident three years earlier to an ingenious police cover-up, and still survive beatings, gas attacks, and a close encounter with a Fiat.

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Used availability for Jakob Arjouni's Happy Birthday Turk

Hardback Editions

October 1993 : USA Hardback
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Title: Happy Birthday, Turk!
Author(s): Jakob Arjouni
ISBN: 0-88064-148-7 / 978-0-88064-148-7 (USA edition)
Publisher: Fromm Intl
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Paperback Editions

August 2013 : UK Paperback
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Title: Happy Birthday Turk (Pi Kemal Kayankaya 1)
Author(s): Jakob Arjouni
ISBN: 1-84243-781-X / 978-1-84243-781-0 (UK edition)
Publisher: NO EXIT PRESS
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February 2011 : USA Paperback
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Title: Happy Birthday, Turk!: A Kayankaya Thriller (1) (Melville International Crime)
Author(s): Jakob Arjouni
ISBN: 1-935554-20-4 / 978-1-935554-20-2 (USA edition)
Publisher: Melville International Crime
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January 2005 : UK Paperback
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Title: Happy Birthday, Turk (No Exit 18 Years)
Author(s): Jakob Arjouni
ISBN: 1-84243-150-1 / 978-1-84243-150-4 (UK edition)
Publisher: No Exit Press
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July 1996 : UK Paperback
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Title: Happy Birthday Turk
Author(s): Jakob Arjouni
ISBN: 1-874061-37-8 / 978-1-874061-37-3 (UK edition)
Publisher: No Exit Press
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March 1996 : UK Paperback
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Title: Happy Birthday Turk
Author(s): Jakob Arjouni
ISBN: 1-874061-21-1 / 978-1-874061-21-2 (UK edition)
Publisher: No Exit Press
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Audio Editions

February 2011 : USA Audio CD

Title: Happy Birthday, Turk! (Kayankaya)
Author(s): Jakob Arjouni
ISBN: 0-7927-7647-X / 978-0-7927-7647-5 (USA edition)
Publisher: Blackstone Audiobooks
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Kindle Editions

February 2013 : UK Kindle edition
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Title: Happy Birthday, Turk: 1 (A Kayankaya Mystery)
Author(s): Jakob Arjouni
Publisher: No Exit Press
Availability: Amazon UK   


July 2011 : USA, Canada Kindle edition
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Title: Happy Birthday, Turk!: A Kayankaya Thriller (1) (Melville International Crime)
Author(s): Jakob Arjouni
Publisher: Melville International Crime
Availability: Amazon   Amazon CA