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Koba

(1988)
(Moishe Kaplan and the SDS Murders)
A novel by

 
 
ORIGINAL PUBLISHED BY Gollancz in 1988 under the title of KOBA, this is a taut and witty atmospheric thriller and well-observed exploration of San Francisco cafe life in the 1980s, with the enduring refugees of May 68.From the author of A PEOPLE'S HISTORY OF COFFEE AND CAFES.
SHORTLISTED FOR THE PLUTO PRIZE for best new crime fiction "A sharply compulsive narrative..." Oxford Times
"Engaging scenes of Bay Area low life..." Sunday Times
BOB BIDERMAN is a novelist, editor and social historian. His novels, mysteries and social histories have been widely published by Gollancz, Hachette, Pluto, Walker, Chivers Atlantic, Contemporary Literature Series and Black Apollo Press. His articles have appeared in the Guardian, Independent, Visions of the City and Cafe Magazine.
PRAISE FOR BOB BIDERMAN'S OTHER MYSTERIES
"Has a zip and freshness of narration hard to resist."The Guardian (Genesis Files) "This is nothing is what it seems territory with a few extra twists, mayhem
and a cruel message. Formidable!" The Sunday Times (Paper Cuts) "Difficult to put down!" Scotland on Sunday (Paper Cuts)

    

Used availability for Bob Biderman's Koba

Hardback Editions

October 1988 : UK Hardback
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Title: Koba
Author(s): Bob Biderman
ISBN: 0-575-04221-4 / 978-0-575-04221-6 (UK edition)
Publisher: Gollancz
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Paperback Editions

June 2016 : UK Paperback
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Title: Moishe Kaplan and the SDS Murders
Author(s): Bob Biderman
ISBN: 1-900355-82-5 / 978-1-900355-82-7 (UK edition)
Publisher: Germinal Productions, Ltd/ Black Apollo Press
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September 1998 : UK Paperback

Title: Koba: May'68
Author(s): Bob Biderman
ISBN: 1-900355-18-3 / 978-1-900355-18-6 (UK edition)
Publisher: Black Apollo Press
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Kindle Editions

February 2016 : USA, Canada, UK Kindle edition
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Title: Moishe Kaplan and the SDS Murders: A Story about May 68 Fifteen Years Later
Author(s): Bob Biderman
Publisher: Black Apollo Press
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January 2011 : USA, Canada, UK Kindle edition
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Title: Koba or Moishe Kaplan and the SDS Murders: A humorous thriller set in San Francisco about May 68 fifteen years later
Author(s): Bob Biderman
Publisher: Black Apollo Press
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