The No. 1 Ladies' Detective Agency

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Trade Paper, Anchor Books/Doubleday, 2003, ISBN# 1400034779

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Working in Gaborone, Botswana, Precious Ramotswe investigates several local mysteries, including a search for a missing boy and the case of the clinic doctor with different personalities for different days of the week.

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Working in Gaborone, Botswana, Precious Ramotswe investigates several local mysteries, including a search for a missing boy and the case of the clinic doctor with different personalities for different days of the week.

THE NO. 1 LADIES' DETECTIVE AGENCY - Book 1
Fans around the world adore the bestselling No. 1 Ladies' Detective Agency series, the basis of the HBO TV show, and its proprietor Precious Ramotswe, Botswana's premier lady detective. In this charming series, Mma Ramotswe navigates her cases and her personal life with wisdom, and good humor--not to mention help from her loyal assistant, Grace Makutsi, and the occasional cup of tea.
This first novel in Alexander McCall Smith's widely acclaimed The No. 1 Ladies Detective Agency series tells the story of the delightfully cunning and enormously engaging Precious Ramotswe, who is drawn to her profession to "help people with problems in their lives." Immediately upon setting up shop in a small storefront in Gaborone, she is hired to track down a missing husband, uncover a con man, and follow a wayward daughter. But the case that tugs at her heart, and lands her in danger, is a missing eleven-year-old boy, who may have been snatched by witchdoctors.
The No. 1 Ladies' Detective Agency received two Booker Judges' Special Recommendations and was voted one of the International Books of the Year and the Millennium by the "Times Literary Supplement."

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Number of Pages: 235
Number in Series: 1
Original Languages: English
Author: McCall Smith, Alexander
Series Title: No. 1 Ladies' Detective Agency
Publisher: Random House Inc
Publication Date: February, 2003
ISBN-13: 9781400034772
Animal Type: Dog
Brand: Generic
Digital Video Formats: Paperback
Assembled Product Dimensions (L x W x H): 5.25 x 8.00 x 0.68 IN
ISBN-10: 1400034779
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This book the 1st in a series is great. A quick, fun and enjoyable read. Appropriate for teens, amusing for all. It will have you searching for the rest of the series. I have passed this book on to many people all of whom have thanked me for introducing them to a "new" author. This author also has another mystery series. Differnt setting, same great author.

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