The full cupboard of life: The No. 1 Ladies' Detective Agency Series, Book 5
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.
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|Grouping Title||full cupboard of life|
|Grouping Author||mccall smith alexander|
|Last Grouping Update||2019-06-24 13:35:10PM|
|Last Indexed||2019-06-24 13:36:05PM|
|author||Alexander McCall Smith|
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THE NO. 1 LADIES' DETECTIVE AGENCY - Book 5
Fans around the world adore the best-selling 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.
Still engaged to the estimable Mr J.L.B. Matekoni, Mma Ramotswe understands that she should not put too much pressure on him, as he has other concerns, especially a hair-raising request from the ever persuasive Mma Potokwane, matron of the orphan farm. Besides 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 the lady or just her money? This may be a difficult case, but it's just the kind of problem Mma Ramotswe likes and she is, as we know, a very intuitive lady.
|isbn||9780375422188, 9780375423246, 9781400031818|
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|owning_library_catalog||Nashville Public Library|
|owning_location_catalog||Annex, Main Kids, Main Library|
|record_details||ils:CARL0000216633|Book|Books|1st American ed.|English|Pantheon Books,|[2004?]|198 p. ; 22 cm., overdrive:7e1ee468-465c-4140-8afc-709a82de9482|eBook|eBook||English|Knopf Doubleday Publishing Group|2004||
|series||No. 1 Ladies' Detective Agency|
|series_with_volume||No. 1 Ladies' Detective Agency|5|
|subject_facet||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 The No. 1 Ladies' Detective Agency Series, Book 5, The full cupboard of life / Alexander McCall Smith|
|title_short||The full cupboard of life|
|title_sub||The No. 1 Ladies' Detective Agency Series, Book 5|
|topic_facet||Detective and mystery stories, American, Fiction, Humor (Fiction), Mystery, Ramotswe, Precious (Fictitious character), Women private investigators|