Maximum Bob

by Elmore Leonard

Publisher: Penguin in Harmondsworth

Written in English
Published: Pages: 295 Downloads: 405
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Edition Notes

Originally published, Viking, 1991.

StatementElmore Leonard.
The Physical Object
Pagination295p. ;
Number of Pages295
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL18198310M
ISBN 100140139575

  No, Maximum Bob doesn’t have the soothing rhythms and rounded corners of the best formula crime fiction. It bumps along at times, as Leonard strains — often if not always successfully — for Author: Josh Rubins. Maximum Bob is a delightfully dark classic thriller from “the greatest crime writer of our time, perhaps ever” (New York Times Book Review), and any reader who loved getting gleefully lost in criminal mayhem of Get Shorty, Rum Punch, Out of Sight, The Hot Kid, or any number of the inimitable Leonard’s numerous crime fiction masterworks 3/5. Book 4) Maximum Ride Box Set (Maximum Ride, School's Out Forever, Saving the World) Maximum Bob Bob Marley Quotes: Abstract Lessons from Bob Marley A Horse Named Bob (I Can Read! / A Horse Named Bob) The Best of Bob & Ray: Excerpts from the Bob & Ray Public Radio Show (Volume One: 4 Cassettes, 4 Hours (64 Selections)) Sniper's Honor: A Bob Lee. Maximum Bob is a delightfully dark classic thriller from "the greatest crime writer of our time, perhaps ever" (New York Times Book Review), and any reader who loved getting gleefully lost in criminal mayhem of Get Shorty, Rum Punch, Out of Sight, The Hot Kid, or any number of the inimitable Leonard's numerous crime fiction masterworks will get /5(9).

Maximum Bob Audiobook. By: Elmore Leonard Narrated by: Richard Poe Length: 7 hrs and 52 mins Release date: Language: English. Tags: maximum bob audiobook, maximum bob by elmore leonard audiobook. Share This Video. Skirt-chasing, orchid-raising Florida Judge "Maximum" Bob Gibbs has made a career of oversentencing convicted felons. He's thrown the book at so many that it's beginning to look like one of them may throw it back at him. It starts when someone puts a live alligator in the bigoted, red-necked jurist's backyard. Open Library is an open, editable library catalog, building towards a web page for every book ever published. Maximum Bob by Elmore Leonard; 2 editions; First published in Maximum Bob | Open Library.   Maximum Bob by Elmore Leonard in CHM, FB3, RTF download e-book. Welcome to our site, dear reader! All content included on our site, such as text, images, digital downloads and other, is the property of it's content suppliers and %().

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Maximum Bob is the nickname given to Judge Bob Gibbs (although he is called Big throughout the book), who is well-known for handing out maximum sentences for even the most minor crimes.

Dale Crowe Junior had the misfortune to draw Maximum Bob, and gets five years. He also appears to threaten the judge at the end of his sentencing/5. Maximum Bob is a delightfully dark classic thriller from “the greatest crime writer of our time, perhaps ever” (New York Times Book Review), and any reader who loved getting gleefully lost in criminal mayhem of Get Shorty, Rum Punch, Out of Sight, The Hot Kid, or any number of the inimitable Leonard’s numerous crime fiction masterworks /5(71).

Maximum Bob is a delightfully dark classic thriller from “the greatest crime writer of our time, perhaps ever” (New York Times Book Review), and any reader who loved getting gleefully lost in criminal mayhem of Get Shorty, Rum Punch, Out of Sight, The Hot Kid, or any number of the inimitable Leonard’s numerous crime fiction masterworks /5(74).

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Created by Alex Gansa. With Beau Bridges, Liz Vassey, Sam Robards, Kiersten Warren. A "Twin Peaks"-like series. "Maximum Bob" is an ultra right-wing conservative judge in Florida who has a psychic ex-marine show mermaid for a wife.

The sheriff is a widower who ballroom dances. The public defender is a spitfire from Miami. And somehow, there is a family /10(). Maximum Bob (Book): Leonard, Elmore: "A character so outrageous he could only have come from the ingenious imagination of Elmore Leonard, lewd, lecherous, law-bending Florida jurist Judge Robert "Maximum Bob" Gibbs has been judged guilty by a grudge-bearing malefactor and sentenced to death--by alligator, if necessary.

Maximum Bob is a delightfully. maximum bob is awesome!!. read this book because you will love it, or maybe not but that is your opinion. also read pronto, riding the rap, rum punch, and every other one he has written because he is the most entertaining author of his time!5/5(5).

Maximum Bob (Book): Leonard, Elmore: Random House, the world of Elmore Leonard. The setting is Palm Beach County, Florida, where someone places a live ten-foot alligator in the backyard of the bigoted, redneck judge Bob Gibbs--known to all as Maximum Bob--and his wife, Leanne, a former Weeki Wachee mermaid.

Not long after that, shots are. Maximum Maximum Bob book book. Read 14 reviews from the world's largest community for readers. Maximum Bob Hardcover - Septem by Leonard Elmore (Author) H /5.

Maximum Bob is a delightfully dark classic thriller from “the greatest crime writer of our time, perhaps ever” (New York Times Book Review), and any reader who loved getting gleefully lost in criminal mayhem of Get Shorty, Rum Punch, Out of Sight, The Hot Kid, or any number of the inimitable Leonard’s numerous crime fiction masterworks.

Maximum Bob is a delightfully dark classic thriller from "the greatest crime writer of our time, perhaps ever" (New York Times Book Review), and any listener who loved getting gleefully lost in the criminal mayhem of Get Shorty, Rum Punch, Out of Sight, The Hot Kid, or any number of the inimitable Leonard's numerous crime fiction masterworks.

Maximum Bob is a delightfully dark classic thriller from “the greatest crime writer of our time, perhaps ever” (New York Times Book Review), and any reader who loved getting gleefully lost in criminal mayhem of Get Shorty, Rum Punch, Out of Sight, The Hot Kid, or any number of the inimitable Leonard’s numerous crime fiction masterworks /5(11).

Book Description. The New York Times bestselling author of Be Cool and Get Shorty Synopsis. When someone delivers an alligator to Judge Bob Gibbs' porch, there's no shortage of suspects - hard-sentencing, womanising redneck 'Maximum Bob' is /5(59).

Leonard returns to the Florida coastline for his weakest novel since Touch ()—a bumpily humorous but unfocused seriofarce about a probation officer and the eccentric judge she gets entangled with.

As one of Leonard's very few heroines in 29 novels, spunky Kathy Baker of the Florida Dept. of Corrections blows a whiff of fresh air into the Leonard canon—as does the. Maximum Bob by Elmore Leonard and a great selection of related books, art and collectibles available now at Turns out that all three were sentenced by illiberal Palm Beach County judge Bob Isom Gibbs, aka Maximum Bob.

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9 Maximum Ride: The Manga, Vol. 3 Maximum Ride: The Manga, Vol. 2 Maximum Linux Security (2nd. Get this from a library. Maximum Bob. [Elmore Leonard] -- Kathy Baker, a young probation officer, finds herself caught in the middle when someone in Palm Beach County, Florida, threatens the life of bigoted redneck judge "Maximum Bob" Briggs.

Maximum Bob is a delightfully dark classic thriller from “the greatest crime writer of our time, perhaps ever” (New York Times Book Review), and any reader who loved getting gleefully lost in criminal mayhem of Get Shorty, Rum Punch, Out of Sight, The Hot Kid, or any number of the inimitable Leonard’s numerous crime fiction masterworks /5(64).

Maximum Bob Book Summary and Study Guide. Elmore Leonard Booklist Elmore Leonard Message Board. Detailed plot synopsis reviews of Maximum Bob; Palm Beach County judge Bob Isum Gibbs, alias BIG, is a hated man.

An oversexed, racist redneck, nicknamed "Maximum Bob" for his sentencing preferences, Judge Gibbs's enemies-list of miscreants and. Maximum Bob is a delightfully dark classic thriller from "the greatest crime writer of our time, perhaps ever" (New York Times Book Review), and any reader who loved getting gleefully lost in criminal mayhem of Get Shorty, Rum Punch, Out of Sight, The Hot Kid, or any number of the inimitable Leonard's numerous crime fiction masterworks will get.

Maximum Bob Summary. At the end of Maximum Bob,a model policeman is dead, a superb probation officer is quitting her job, and a bad judge remains on the bench, apparently more secure than ever.

The forces of good, it appears, are overcome. Maximum Bob is the nickname given to Judge Bob Gibbs (although he is called “Big” throughout the book), who is well-known for handing out maximum sentences for even the most minor crimes.

Dale Crowe Junior had the misfortune to draw Maximum Bob, and gets five years. He also appears to threaten the judge at the end of his sentencing/5(17). The Alligator Rings Twice Date: JSunday, Late Edition - Final Byline: By Barry Gifford; Lead: MAXIMUM BOB By Elmore Leonard. York: Delacorte Press.

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Unfortunately, the TV version of Maximum Bob, starring Beau Bridges, lasted only a few short weeks. Unfortunate because in this book Elmore Leonard introduces an interesting cast of characters, Kathy Baker, one of his rare female leads, is okay, but Bob "Maximum Bob" Gibbs, a notoriously lecherous and racist judge prone to harsh sentences, and 4/5.

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Add to Rating: % positive. Maximum Bob () About book: If you have seen the ORIGINAL version of Mel Brooks’ movie “Blazing Saddles,” then you have a fair idea of what to expect from “Maximum Bob.” The time frames are different but the basic attitudes are the same.

This book was published inover two decades ago as I write this review, and it was written by one of the masters of social satire /5(3). Book; genre.

Fiction; In the opening scene of Maximum Bob, a woman in a mermaid costume consumes an entire bottle of soda while swimming underwater. Bystanders press their noses against her glass Author: Bruce Fretts. Maximum Bob (eBook): Leonard, Elmore: Florida Judge Maximum Bob Gibbs has thrown the book at so many people that when bullets start to fly it begins to look like on of them may throw it back at him.Preview of Maximum Bob Summary: At the end of Maximum Bob,a model policeman is dead, a superb probation officer is quitting her job, and a bad judge remains on the bench, apparently more secure than ever.

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