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Book Information: Happy Birthday, Turk!

Happy Birthday, Turk! (1985) [Novel]
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Series: Kayankaya Mysteries
Part: 1

Summary (From the publisher):

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.

Original title: Happy Birthday, Türke!
Original languages: German

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Genre: FictionCrime and MysteryDetective Story and DetectivesNoir
FictionCrime and MysteryDetective Story and DetectivesPrivate Detective

Edition #1: Happy Birthday, Turk!

Happy Birthday, Turk! (1993)
Edition Details:

Language: English

Translated by: Anselm Hollo
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Happy Birthday, Turk! (1995)

Format: Paperback
Publisher: No Exit Press
ISBN: 1874061378
Dimensions: x x x
Pages: 192

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Happy Birthday, Turk! (1993)

Format: Hardcover
Place of publication: New York
Publisher: Fromm International Publishing Corp.
ISBN: 0880641487
Pages: 160

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