The No. 1 Ladies' Detective Agency: A No. 1 Ladies' Detective Agency Novel (1)

February 6, 2003|
The No. 1 Ladies' Detective Agency: A No. 1 Ladies' Detective Agency Novel (1) by ALEXANDER MCCALL SMITH
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Fans around the world adore the bestselling No. 1 Ladies’ Detective Agency series and its proprietor, Precious Ramotswe, Botswana’s premier lady detective. In this charming series, Mma  Ramotswe—with help from her loyal associate, Grace Makutsi—navigates her cases and her personal life with wisdom, good humor, and the occasional cup of tea.

This first novel in Alexander McCall Smith’s widely acclaimed The No. 1 Ladies Detective Agency series tells the story of the delightfully cunning and enormously engaging Precious Ramotswe, who is drawn to her profession to “help people with problems in their lives.” Immediately upon setting up shop in a small storefront in Gaborone, she is hired to track down a missing husband, uncover a con man, and follow a wayward daughter. But the case that tugs at her heart, and lands her in danger, is a missing eleven-year-old boy, who may have been snatched by witchdoctors.

The No. 1 Ladies’ Detective Agency received two Booker Judges’ Special Recommendations and was voted one of the International Books of the Year and the Millennium by the Times Literary Supplement.
ALEXANDER MCCALL SMITH is the author of the international phenomenon The No. 1 Ladies'' Detective Agency series, 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 in Scotland and has s...
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Title:The No. 1 Ladies' Detective Agency: A No. 1 Ladies' Detective Agency Novel (1)
Format:Paperback
Product dimensions:256 pages, 7.99 X 5.19 X 0.65 in
Shipping dimensions:256 pages, 7.99 X 5.19 X 0.65 in
Published:February 6, 2003
Publisher:Knopf Doubleday Publishing Group
Language:English
Appropriate for ages:All ages
ISBN - 13:9781400034772

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