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Blue Shoes and Happiness/The Good Husband of Zebra Drive: More from the No. 1 Ladies' Detective Agency

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Blue Shoes and Happiness

From universally beloved author Alexander McCall Smith, comes this seventh installment in the bestselling No. 1 Ladies Detective Agency series featuring Botswanas best-loved detective.

Life is good for Mma Ramotswe as she sets out with her usual resolve to solve peoples problems, heal their misfortunes, and untangle the mysteries that make life interesting. And life is never dull on Tlokweng Road. A new and rather too brusque advice columnist is appearing in the local paper. Then, a cobra is found in the offices of the No. 1 Ladies Detective Agency. Recently, the Mokolodi Game Preserve manager feels an infectious fear spreading among his workers, and a local doctor may be falsifying blood pressure readings. To further complicate matters, Grace Makutsi may have scared off her own fiancé. Mma Ramotswe, however, is always up to the challenge. And Blue Shoes and Happiness will not fail to entertain Alexander McCall Smiths oldest fans and newest converts with its great wit, charm, and great good will.

The Good Husband of Zebra Drive

In the eighth installment of Alexander McCall Smith's endlessly enjoyable, bestselling series, the judicious Precious Ramotswe comes to discover what is true, stable, and genuine in an ever-shifting world.

There is rarely a dull moment in the life of Precious Ramotswe, and on Zebra Drive and Tlokweng Road many changes are afoot. Mr. J.L.B. Matekoni wants be put in charge of a case involving an errant husband, and Mma Makutsi is considering leaving the agency, taking her near perfect score on the Botswana Secretarial College typing exam with her. Meanwhile, Mma Ramotswe has been asked to investigate a series of unexpected deaths at the hospital in Mochudi. Along the way, she encounters other tricky mysteries, and once again displays her undying love for Botswana, a country of which she is justly proud.

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About the Author

Alexander McCall Smith is the author of the huge international phenomenon, The No. 1 Ladies' Detective Agency, and The Sunday Philosophy Club series. He was born in what is now known as Zimbabwe and he was a law professor at the University of Botswana and at Edinburgh University. He lives in Scotland, where in his spare time he is a bassoonist in the RTO (Really Terrible Orchestra). His website is www.alexandermccallsmith.com.

Product Details

ISBN:
9780739328309
Publisher:
Random House Large Print Publishing
Subject:
General
Author:
McCall Smith, Alexander
Author:
Smith, Alexander McCall
Subject:
Mystery & Detective - Women Sleuths
Subject:
Husbands
Subject:
Large type books
Subject:
Mystery fiction
Subject:
Women private investigators
Subject:
Mystery-A to Z
Edition Description:
Trade paper
Large Print:
Y
Publication Date:
20081231
Binding:
TRADE PAPER
Grade Level:
General/trade
Language:
English
Pages:
704
Dimensions:
8.26x5.48x1.20 in. 1.16 lbs.

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