Green Hills Branch Library is closed Nov 19-24 for parking lot maintenance. Get details.

All library locations are closed beginning at 6 PM Wednesday, Nov 21, and reopen for normal hours on Saturday, Nov 24. Happy Thanksgiving!

The full cupboard of life

Book Cover
Average Rating
5 star
 
(0)
4 star
 
(4)
3 star
 
(0)
2 star
 
(0)
1 star
 
(0)
Publisher:
Varies, see individual formats and editions
Pub. Date:
Varies, see individual formats and editions
Language:
English
Description
Here is the fifth novel in the internationally bestselling No. 1 Ladies' Detective Agency hit series. Once again we are transported to Gaborone, capital city of Botswana, and into the world of Mma Ramotswe and her friends. THE NO. 1 LADIES' DETECTIVE AGENCY. FOR ALL CONFIDENTIAL MATTERS AND ENQUIRIES. SATISFACTION GUARANTEED FOR ALL PARTIES. UNDER PERSONAL MANAGEMENT. Mma Ramotswe and Mr. J.L.B. Matekoni are still engaged, but with no immediate plans to get married. Mma Ramotswe wonders when a wedding date will be named, but she is anxious to avoid putting pressure on her fiancé. For indeed he has other things on his mind -- particularly a frightening request (involving a parachute jump) made by Mma Potokwani, the persuasive matron of the orphan farm. Mma Ramotswe herself has weighty matters on her mind. She has been approached by a wealthy lady to check up on several suitors. Are these men interested in her or just her money? This may be difficult to find out, but it's just the kind of case Mma Ramotswe likes and she is, as we know, a very intuitive lady. Meanwhile, Mma Makutsi -- plucky assistant detective and deputy manager of the Tlokweng Road Speedy Motors garage -- is moving. Her entrepreneurial venture, the Kalahari Typing School for Men, is thriving and with this new income she has rented two rooms in a house. Her spare time is occupied with planning the move, the décor and her new life in a house with running water all to herself. In the background of all this is Botswana, a country of empty spaces and echoing skies, a country so beautiful and entrancing that it breaks your heart. Mma Ramotswe has prepared the bush tea and is waiting for us to join her.
Also in This Series
More Like This
More Details
Contributors:
Lecat, Lisette. Narrator
ISBN:
9781400031818
9781402586347
9780375422188
Reading Level:
UG
Level 6.4, 10 Points
Reviews from GoodReads
Loading GoodReads Reviews.
Staff View

Grouping Information

Grouped Work ID d11baed2-5b52-8b73-d591-e265c0f64d14
Grouping Title full cupboard of life
Grouping Author mccall smith alexander
Grouping Category book
Last Grouping Update 2018-11-14 22:54:25PM
Last Indexed 2018-11-19 00:25:20AM

Solr Details

accelerated_reader_interest_level UG
accelerated_reader_point_value 10
accelerated_reader_reading_level 6.4
auth_author2 Lecat, Lisette.
author McCall Smith, Alexander, 1948-
author2-role Lecat, Lisette.|Narrator
author_display McCall Smith, Alexander
available_at_catalog Annex, Main Kids, Main Library
collection_catalog Audiobook, Fiction
detailed_location_catalog Annex - Adult Fiction, Main Library - Adult Audiobook, Main Library - Adult Fiction
display_description
format_catalog Book, CD audio book
format_category_catalog Audio Books, Books
id d11baed2-5b52-8b73-d591-e265c0f64d14
isbn 9780375422188, 9781400031818, 9781402586347
item_details ils:CARL0000216633|35192030823516|Main Library - Adult Fiction|Fiction McCall|||1|false|false|||||On Shelf||MN||, ils:CARL0000216633|35192035545080|Annex - Adult Fiction|Fiction McCall|||1|false|false|||||On Shelf||AX||, ils:CARL0000216633|35192038455477|Annex - Adult Fiction|Fiction McCall|||1|false|false|||||On Shelf||AX||, ils:CARL0000241899|35192034759328|Main Library - Adult Audiobook|CD AUDIO Fiction McCall|||1|false|false|||||On Shelf||MN||
itype_catalog Book, CD audio book
last_indexed 2018-11-19T06:25:20.025Z
lexile_score -1
literary_form Fiction
literary_form_full Fiction
local_callnumber_catalog CD AUDIO Fiction McCall, Fiction McCall
owning_library_catalog Nashville Public Library
owning_location_catalog Annex, Main Kids, Main Library
primary_isbn 9781400031818
publishDate 2003, 2004
record_details ils:CARL0000216633|Book|Books|1st American ed.|English|Pantheon Books,|[2004?]|198 p. ; 22 cm., ils:CARL0000241899|CD audio book|Audio Books||English|Recorded Books,|2003.|7 sound discs (7.75 hours) : digital ; 4 3/4 in.
recordtype grouped_work
scoping_details_catalog
Bib IdItem IdGrouped StatusStatusLocally OwnedAvailableHoldableBookableIn Library Use OnlyLibrary OwnedHoldable PTypesBookable PTypesLocal Url
ils:CARL0000216633 35192038455477 On Shelf On Shelf false true true false false true
ils:CARL0000216633 35192030823516 On Shelf On Shelf false true true false false true
ils:CARL0000216633 35192035545080 On Shelf On Shelf false true true false false true
ils:CARL0000241899 35192034759328 On Shelf On Shelf false true true false false true
series No. 1 Ladies' Detective Agency
series_with_volume No. 1 Ladies' Detective Agency|5
subject_facet Audiobooks, Botswana -- Fiction, Detective and mystery stories, American, Ramotswe, Precious (Fictitious character) -- Fiction, Women private investigators -- Botswana -- Fiction
title_display The full cupboard of life
title_full The full cupboard of life / Alexander McCall Smith, The full cupboard of life [sound recording] / by Alexander McCall Smith
title_short The full cupboard of life
topic_facet Audiobooks, Detective and mystery stories, American, Ramotswe, Precious (Fictitious character), Women private investigators