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The colors of all the cattle, Alexander McCall Smith

Label
The colors of all the cattle
Title
The colors of all the cattle
Statement of responsibility
Alexander McCall Smith
Title variation
Colours of all the cattle
Creator
Contributor
Author
Narrator
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
"When Mma Potokwane suggests to Mma Ramotswe that she run for a seat on the City Council, Mma Ramotswe is at first unsure. But when she learns about the proposed construction of the flashy Big Fun Hotel next to a graveyard, she allows herself to be persuaded. Her opponent is none other than Violet Sephotho, who is in the pocket of the hotel developers. Although Violet is intent on using every trick in the book to secure her election, Mma Ramotswe refuses to promise anything beyond what she can deliver -- hence her slogan: "I can't promise anything -- but I shall do my best." To everyone's surprise, she wins. As it turns out, politics does not agree with Mma Ramotswe. Though everyone is supportive, she eventually resigns. She thinks there will be a new election, but she discovers that the rules state that in such an event, the runner-up automatically takes the seat. Violet is triumphant, and sure that she will get the Big Fun Hotel planning application through without a hitch. But Mma Makutsi and Mma Potokwane are not about to make it easy for her. Through it all, Mma Ramotswe uses her good humor and generosity of spirit to help the community navigate divisive issues, and proves that honesty and compassion will always carry the day."--
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Summary
Reluctantly running for City Council when a flashy developer announces plans to build a hotel beside a graveyard, Mma Ramotswe, aided by the loyal Mma Potokwane, taps her humor and generosity of spirit to outmaneuver a corrupt rival
Theme
Pace
Tone
Writing style
Character
Audio
Accompanying matter
technical information on music
Assigning source
Provided by publisher
http://library.link/vocab/ext/novelist/bookUI
10756175
Cataloging source
CtWfDGI
http://library.link/vocab/creatorDate
1948-
http://library.link/vocab/creatorName
McCall Smith, Alexander
Dewey number
823/.914
Form of composition
not applicable
Format of music
not applicable
LC call number
PR6063.C326
LC item number
C64 2018d
Literary text for sound recordings
fiction
Music parts
not applicable
PerformerNote
Narrated by Lisette Lecat
http://library.link/vocab/relatedWorkOrContributorName
  • Lecat, Lisette
  • Recorded Books, Inc
  • Playaway Digital Audio
  • Findaway World, LLC
http://library.link/vocab/resourcePreferred
True
Series statement
No. 1 Ladies Detective Agency novel
Series volume
[19]
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Ramotswe, Precious
  • Women private investigators
  • No. 1 Ladies' Detective Agency (Imaginary organization)
Target audience
adult
Transposition and arrangement
not applicable
Label
The colors of all the cattle, Alexander McCall Smith
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Publication
Copyright
Note
  • Title from container
  • "HD."
  • "LIGHT."
  • Previously released by Recorded Books, Â2018
  • Release date supplied by publisher
  • Issued on Playaway, a dedicated audio media player
  • One set of earphones and one AAA battery required for listening
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unknown
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unknown
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  • other
  • other
Carrier category code
  • sz
  • nz
Carrier MARC source
  • rdacarrier
  • rdacarrier
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not applicable
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unknown
Content category
spoken word
Content type code
spw
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Dimensions
3 3/8 x 2 1/8 in.
Dimensions
other
Edition
Unabridged.
Extent
1 audio media player (9 hr., 45 min.)
File format
one file format
Form of item
direct electronic
Groove width / pitch
not applicable
Isbn
9781980022206
Kind of cutting
not applicable
Kind of disc cylinder or tape
not applicable
Kind of material
other
Level of compression
unknown
Media category
  • audio
  • unmediated
Media MARC source
  • rdamedia
  • rdamedia
Media type code
  • s
  • n
Other physical details
digital, HD audio
Publisher number
66359
Quality assurance targets
unknown
Reformatting quality
unknown
Sound
sound
Special playback characteristics
digital recording
Specific material designation
other
Speed
other
System control number
(OCoLC)1053943463
Tape configuration
not applicable
Tape width
not applicable
Label
The colors of all the cattle, Alexander McCall Smith
Publication
Copyright
Note
  • Title from container
  • "HD."
  • "LIGHT."
  • Previously released by Recorded Books, Â2018
  • Release date supplied by publisher
  • Issued on Playaway, a dedicated audio media player
  • One set of earphones and one AAA battery required for listening
Antecedent source
unknown
Capture and storage technique
unknown
Carrier category
  • other
  • other
Carrier category code
  • sz
  • nz
Carrier MARC source
  • rdacarrier
  • rdacarrier
Color
not applicable
Configuration of playback channels
unknown
Content category
spoken word
Content type code
spw
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Dimensions
3 3/8 x 2 1/8 in.
Dimensions
other
Edition
Unabridged.
Extent
1 audio media player (9 hr., 45 min.)
File format
one file format
Form of item
direct electronic
Groove width / pitch
not applicable
Isbn
9781980022206
Kind of cutting
not applicable
Kind of disc cylinder or tape
not applicable
Kind of material
other
Level of compression
unknown
Media category
  • audio
  • unmediated
Media MARC source
  • rdamedia
  • rdamedia
Media type code
  • s
  • n
Other physical details
digital, HD audio
Publisher number
66359
Quality assurance targets
unknown
Reformatting quality
unknown
Sound
sound
Special playback characteristics
digital recording
Specific material designation
other
Speed
other
System control number
(OCoLC)1053943463
Tape configuration
not applicable
Tape width
not applicable

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