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Maximum Bob by  Elmore Leonard - First edition first printing - 1991 - from Scene of the Crime Books, IOBA (SKU: biblio10065)

Maximum Bob

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Maximum Bob

by Leonard, Elmore

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  • hardcover
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First edition first printing of this novel. Made into the television show of the same name staring Beau Bridges. Light edge wear. Price clipped otherwise in near fine / near fine condition.


E-book extras: "Martin Amis Interviews 'The Dickens of Detroit'"; Elmore Leonard's "If It Sounds Like Writing, Rewrite It"; "All By Elmore: The Crime Novels & The Westerns"; Selected FilmographyProbation officer Kathy Baker's clients, including "psycho Uncle Elvin," want to whack Palm Beach County judge Bob Isom Gibbs -- but all "Maximum Bob" cares about is getting Kathy in bed.Hard-ass Palm Beach County judge Bob Isom Gibbs enjoys sending even petty offenders away to do hard time -- which has made the list of miscreants who want him dead longer than a fully grown Florida gator's tail. And a good number of his ill-wishers are probation officer Kathy Baker's clients, including young Dale Crowe and his psycho uncle Elvin. Now, Kathy's got an even more daunting task than keeping BIG's horny hands off her: keeping "Maximum Bob" alive. Because Gibbs's many enemies seem to be willing to go to any lengths -- be it death by amphibian or some more tried-and-true method -- to permanently end the career of an oversexed, racist jurist who's more interested in scoring than in saving his own red neck.


On Apr 30 2012, Goodron said:
Elmore Leonard is one of the best authors in the business, this is so much fun to read, his characters and his story lines are so unexpected that you keep being surprised and entertained all the time. If you like reading good stories with great characters, read any Elmore Leonard book.

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Scene of the Crime Books, IOBA CA (CA)
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Maximum Bob
Leonard, Elmore
Book condition
Used - Near Fine
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Near fine
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First edition first printing
Delacorte Press
Place of Publication
New York
Date Published
Bookseller catalogs
Thriller; Suspense; Mystery;

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About Scene of the Crime Books, IOBA

My wife and I have been operating Scene of the Crime Books since 1996. In 2004 we attempted to go against the market and open a storefront on Oakville Ontario. In August 2006 we closed the brick and mortar and humbly went back to just internet. We now do internet and appointment only through our home. So if you're in our neighborhood let us know 24 hours ahead of time. Thank you. Don Longmuir


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