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The Limpopo Academy of Private Detection / Alexander McCall Smith.

Available copies

  • 1 of 1 copy available at Burlington Public Library.

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0 current holds with 2 total copies.

Location Call Number / Copy Notes Barcode Shelving Location Holdable? Status Due Date
Burlington Public Library F MCCALL SMITH 39851001465369 Adult Fiction Copy hold / Volume hold Available -

Record details

  • ISBN: 9780307378408
  • ISBN: 0307378403
  • Physical Description: 257 pages ; 25 cm
  • Edition: First United States edition.
  • Publisher: New York : Pantheon Books, [2012], ♭2012.

Content descriptions

Summary, etc.:
"Precious Ramotswe is back and, as usual, her plate is full! She's called in to tackle a mysterious disciplinary problem at her adopted daughter's school...Her infinitely trustworthy assistant, Grace Makutsi, is having trouble adjusting to wedded bliss, a problem to test even the formidable talents of Mma Ramotswe...And the estimable Clovis Andersen, author of The Principles of Private Investigation--the No. 1 Ladies' prized manual--has arrived, right there, in Botswana, on a case of his own. Bush tea anyone?"-- Provided by publisher.
Subject: Ramotswe, Precious (Fictitious character) > Fiction.
Women private investigators > Botswana > Fiction.
No. 1 Ladies' Detective Agency (Imaginary organization) > Fiction.
Americans > Botswana > Fiction.
Botswana > Fiction.
Humorous > Fiction.
Genre: Mystery fiction.

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.


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