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Annette Kobak
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Born in London, Annette Kobak studied modern languages at Cambridge University and creative writing at the University of East Anglia. She has written an acclaimed biography of the nineteenth-century traveler Isabelle Eberhardt and translated her novel Vagabond from the French. She presented the series The Art of Travel on BBC Radio 4 and reviews travel books and fiction for the New York Times Book Review and The Times Literary Supplement. She is currently the editor of the magazine The Cut.

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Joe's War
My Father Decoded
Written by Annette Kobak


Format: Trade Paperback, 468 pages
Publisher: Vintage
On Sale: March 8, 2005
Price: $16.95

Acclaimed biographer Annette Kobak turns her attention to her own family as she sets out to uncover her father's never-discussed past. A mysterious and conspicuously silent figure in Annette's life for some forty-five years, Joe Kobak at last shared with his daughter his harrowing experiences during World War II, which she... Read more >
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Joe's War
My Father Decoded
Written by Annette Kobak


Format: eBook, 464 pages
Publisher: Vintage
On Sale: December 18, 2007
Price: $12.99

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