The Resource Precious and Grace, Alexander McCall Smith

Precious and Grace, Alexander McCall Smith

Label
Precious and Grace
Title
Precious and Grace
Statement of responsibility
Alexander McCall Smith
Title variation
Precious & Grace
Creator
Author
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
"The delightful seventeenth installment of the ever-popular, perennially best-selling No. 1 Ladies' Detective Agency series Precious Ramotswe, Botswana's premier lady detective, is a little short on help. The co-director of the agency, Grace Makutsi, is busy with her own case, her client none other than their erstwhile assistant, Mr. Polopetsi, who has unwittingly involved himself in a pyramid scheme. The agency's other assistant, Charlie, may also need more help than he can offer, as he is newly embroiled in a romance with a glamorous woman about whom the others have their doubts. So when a young Canadian woman approaches Mma Ramotswe with a complex case, it's up to her alone to solve it--with her signature intuition and insight, of course. The young woman spent part of her childhood in Botswana and needs help finding a long-lost acquaintance. But much time has passed, and her memory yields few clues. The difficult search--and the unexpected results--will remind them all that sometimes it's those we think we know best who most surprise us"--
Member of
Has edition
Summary
Helping Mr. Polopetsi with an entanglement in a pyramid scheme and Charlie with a dubious romance, an unassisted Precious Ramotswe tackles the case of a young Canadian woman who would find a long-lost acquaintance from her Botswana childhood
Pace
Tone
Writing style
Character
Assigning source
Provided by publisher
http://library.link/vocab/ext/novelist/bookUI
10530254
Cataloging source
DLC
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
No. 1 ladies' detective agency
Series volume
17
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Ramotswe, Precious
  • Women private investigators
  • No. 1 Ladies' Detective Agency (Imaginary organization)
  • Botswana
Target audience
adult
Label
Precious and Grace, Alexander McCall Smith
Instantiates
Publication
Copyright
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
  • nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Dimensions
25 cm.
Edition
First United States edition.
Extent
227 pages
Isbn
9781101871355
Isbn Type
(hardback)
Lccn
2016022330
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • n
Note
MYSTERY
System control number
(OCoLC)935983516
Label
Precious and Grace, Alexander McCall Smith
Publication
Copyright
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
  • nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Dimensions
25 cm.
Edition
First United States edition.
Extent
227 pages
Isbn
9781101871355
Isbn Type
(hardback)
Lccn
2016022330
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • n
Note
MYSTERY
System control number
(OCoLC)935983516

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