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The Saturday Big Tent Wedding Party (Large Print) (Wheeler Hardcover)

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The twelfth installment in the beloved, bestselling series is once again a beautiful blend of wit and wisdom, and a profoundly touching tale of the human heart.

Precious Ramotswe is haunted by a dream in which she is driving her dear old white van. Grace Makutsi dreams that her 97 percent on the Botswana Secretarial College exam was a mistake. When Mma Ramotswe discovers that her van is actually still in use (and, of course, sets out to retrieve it), Mma Makutsi wonders whether her dream will turn out to be prophetic as well.

They can only wait and see, but, in the meantime, one of Phuti Radiphuti's apprentices has gotten a girl pregnant and, under pressure to marry her, has run away. Naturally, it is up to Precious and Grace to help the couple work things out. In other developments, Mma Ramotswe investigates a case of rural jealousy in which cattle are being poisoned. Add to the mix Violet Sephotho's newly begun, already unstoppable run for the Botswana Parliament and the possibility that wedding bells may finally ring for Phuti Radiphuti and Grace Makutsi — whose love for each other is as great as their love for Botswana — and we have a charming and delightful tale from the inimitable Alexander McCall Smith.

Product Details

ISBN:
9781410435132
Publisher:
Wheeler Publishing
Subject:
Mystery & Detective - Women Sleuths
Author:
Smith, Alexander McCall
Author:
McCall Smith, Alexander
Subject:
Mystery-A to Z
Publication Date:
20110431
Binding:
HARDCOVER
Grade Level:
General/trade
Language:
English
Dimensions:
8.5 x 5.5 in

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