The Resource A distant view of everything, Alexander McCall Smith

A distant view of everything, Alexander McCall Smith

Label
A distant view of everything
Title
A distant view of everything
Statement of responsibility
Alexander McCall Smith
Creator
Author
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
A new baby brings an abundance of joy to Isabel and her husband, Jamie--but almost four-year-old son Charlie is none too keen on his newborn brother. In fact, he refuses to acknowledge Magnus, and Isabel must find a way to impress upon her older son the patience and understanding that have served as guiding principles in her own life. These are the very qualities that bring Bea Shandon, an old acquaintance of Isabel's, to seek her help in a tricky situation. Something of a matchmaker, Bea has introduced a wealthy female friend to a cosmetic surgeon at her most recent dinner party. Then new information comes to light about the cosmetic surgeon that causes Bea to doubt his motives and the auspiciousness of the match. Isabel agrees to find out more, but as her inquiries take an unexpected turn, she starts to wonder whom exactly she should be investigating. As ever, Isabel's intelligence, quick wit, and deep empathy will come to her aid as she grapples with the issues that are her bread and butter: friendship and its duties, the obligation of truthfulness, and the importance of perspective
Member of
Summary
The arrival of a second child for amateur sleuth Isabel Dalhousie is complicated by her 4-year-old's lack of enthusiasm and a matchmaker's request for help with a couple whose prospects have been overshadowed by sinister revelations
Storyline
Tone
Writing style
Character
http://library.link/vocab/ext/novelist/bookUI
10569143
Cataloging source
BTCTA
http://library.link/vocab/creatorDate
1948-
http://library.link/vocab/creatorName
McCall Smith, Alexander
Dewey number
823/.914
Index
no index present
Literary form
fiction
http://library.link/vocab/resourcePreferred
True
Series statement
An Isabel Dalhousie novel
Series volume
11
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Dalhousie, Isabel (Fictitious character)
  • Women philosophers
  • Edinburgh (Scotland)
Target audience
adult
Label
A distant view of everything, Alexander McCall Smith
Instantiates
Publication
Copyright
Note
Maps on lining papers
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Dimensions
22 cm.
Edition
First United States edition.
Extent
240 pages
Isbn
9780307908940
Isbn Type
(hardback)
Lccn
2017008647
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
n
Note
MYSTERY
System control number
(OCoLC)961249639
Label
A distant view of everything, Alexander McCall Smith
Publication
Copyright
Note
Maps on lining papers
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Dimensions
22 cm.
Edition
First United States edition.
Extent
240 pages
Isbn
9780307908940
Isbn Type
(hardback)
Lccn
2017008647
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
n
Note
MYSTERY
System control number
(OCoLC)961249639

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