The Limpopo Academy of Private Detection (Paperback)

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    Alexander McCall Smith is also the author of the Isabel Dalhousie series, the Portuguese Irregular Verbs series, the 44 Scotland Street series, and the Corduroy Mansions series. He is professor emeritus of medical law at the University of Edinburgh and has served with many national and international organizations concerned with bioethics. He was born in what is now known as Zimbabwe and taught law at the University of Botswana. He lives in Scotland.

    THE NO. 1 LADIES’ DETECTIVE AGENCY - Book 13

    Fans around the world adore the bestselling No. 1 Ladies’ Detective Agency series, the basis of the HBO TV show, and its proprietor Precious Ramotswe, Botswana’s premier lady detective. In this charming series, Mma Ramotswe navigates her cases and her personal life with wisdom, and good humor—not to mention help from her loyal assistant, Grace Makutsi, and the occasional cup of tea.

    Alexander McCall Smith’s beloved, bestselling No. 1 Ladies’ Detective Agency series continues as Botswana’s best and kindest detective finds her personal and professional lives have become entangled.

    Precious Ramotswe is very busy these days. The best apprentice at Tlokweng Road Speedy Motors is in trouble with the law and stuck with the worst lawyer in Gaborone. Grace Makutsi and Phuti Radiphuti are building the house of their dreams, but their builder is not completely on the up and up. Most shockingly, Mma Potokwane, the orphan farm’s respected matron, has been dismissed from her post. Mma Ramotswe is not about to rest when her friends are mistreated. Help arrives from an unexpected visitor. He is none other than the estimable Mr. Clovis Andersen, author of The Principles of Private Detection, the No. 1 Ladies’ prized manual. Together, Mma Ramotswe, Mma Makutsi, and their colleague help right injustices that occur even in their beloved Botswana, and in the process discover something new about being a good detective.

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    ISBN 9780307472991
    Genre FICTION / Mystery & Detective / Women Sleuths
    Format Paperback
    Pages 257
    Publisher Date 2013-03-05 00:00:00.0
    Publisher Anchor Books
    Copyright Year 2013
    Height 8.5 in
    Wdth 5.25 in
    Thickness 1.0 in
    Unit weight 0.65 lb
    Language English
    Series Name No. 1 Ladies' Detective Agency
    Edition Detail Reprint
    Audience General/trade
    Authors McCall Smith, Alexander
    Country of Origin United States

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      Somehow I missed the release of this title and I was pleased to find it on Overstock. Alexander McCall Smith is a favorite writer of mine and makes me laugh out load at times. If you haven't started reading the No. 1 Ladies' Detective Agency series you must get started. I love them all and when I visited Botswana I swear I saw some of the book characters!

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