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The Minor Adjustment Beauty Salon
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Published:
New York : Pantheon Books, [2013].
Format:
Book
Edition:
First United States edition.
Physical Desc:
242 pages ; 25 cm.
Status:
Annex - Adult Fiction
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Description

Modern ideas get tangled up with traditional ones in the latest intriguing installment in the beloved, best-selling No. 1 Ladies' Detective Agency series.   Precious Ramotswe has taken on two puzzling cases. First she is approached by the lawyer Mma Sheba, who is the executor of a deceased farmer's estate. Mma Sheba has a feeling that the young man who has stepped forward may be falsely impersonating the farmer's nephew in order to claim his inheritance. Mma Ramotswe agrees to visit the farm and find out what she can about the self-professed nephew. Then the proprietor of the Minor Adjustment Beauty Salon comes to Mma Ramotswe for advice. The opening of her new salon has been shadowed by misfortune. Not only has she received a bad omen in the mail, but rumors are swirling that the salon is using dangerous products that burn people's skin. Could someone be trying to put the salon out of business?   Meanwhile, at the office, Mma Ramotswe has noticed something different about Grace Makutsi lately. Though Mma Makutsi has mentioned nothing, it has become clear that she is pregnant . . . But in Botswana--a land where family has always been held above all else--this may be cause for controversy as well as celebration.   With genuine warmth, sympathy, and wit, Alexander McCall Smith explores some tough questions about married life, parenthood, grief, and the importance of the traditions that shape and guide our lives.   This is the fourteenth installment in the series.

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Language:
English
ISBN:
9780307378415 (hardcover), 0307378411 (hardcover)

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"The No. 1 Ladies' Detective Agency series is moving to the fall! In the latest book in the beloved best-selling series of mysteries set in Botswana, Mma Ramotswe is asked to help the proprietor of the Minor Adjustment Beauty Salon, who is having trouble with her business. The salon has suffered some unfortunate events, including face cream that burns the skin. Could someone be trying to put the salon out of business? Meanwhile, on the home front, Mma Makutsi is going to have a baby. But in Botswana--a land where family has always been held above all else but which is on the crossroads between old and new--this may be cause for as much controversy as celebration"--,Provided by publisher.
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"In the latest book in the beloved best-selling series of mysteries set in Botswana, Mma Ramotswe is asked to help the proprietor of the Minor Adjustment Beauty Salon, who is having trouble with her business. The salon has suffered some unfortunate events, including face cream that burns the skin. Could someone be trying to put the salon out of business? Meanwhile, on the home front, Mma Makutsi is going to have a baby. But in Botswana--a land where family has always been held above all else but which is on the crossroads between old and new--this may be cause for as much controversy as celebration"--,Provided by publisher.
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APA Citation (style guide)

McCall Smith, A. (2013). The Minor Adjustment Beauty Salon. First United States edition. New York: Pantheon Books.

Chicago / Turabian - Author Date Citation (style guide)

McCall Smith, Alexander, 1948-. 2013. The Minor Adjustment Beauty Salon. New York: Pantheon Books.

Chicago / Turabian - Humanities Citation (style guide)

McCall Smith, Alexander, 1948-, The Minor Adjustment Beauty Salon. New York: Pantheon Books, 2013.

MLA Citation (style guide)

McCall Smith, Alexander. The Minor Adjustment Beauty Salon. First United States edition. New York: Pantheon Books, 2013. Print.

Note! Citation formats are based on standards as of July 2010. Citations contain only title, author, edition, publisher, and year published. Citations should be used as a guideline and should be double checked for accuracy.
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