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The No. 1 Ladies' Detective Agency

The No. 1 Ladies' Detective Agency( )
Author: McCall Smith, Alexander
Series title:The No. 1 Ladies' Detective Agency Ser.
ISBN:978-0-349-11675-4
Publication Date:Aug 2003
Publisher:Little, Brown Book Group Limited
Imprint:Abacus
Book Format:Paperback
List Price:AUD $19.99
Book Description:

THE FIRST BOOK IN THE BELOVED NO. 1 LADIES' DETECTIVE AGENCY SERIES

Wayward daughters. Missing Husbands. Philandering partners. Curious conmen. If you've got a problem, and no one else can help you, then pay a visit to Precious Ramotswe, Botswana's only - and finest - female private detective.

Her methods may not be conventional, and her manner not exactly Miss Marple, but she's got warmth, wit and canny intuition on her side, not to mention Mr J. L. B....
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Book Details
Pages:240
Detailed Subjects: Fiction / Mystery & Detective / Private Investigators
Fiction / Mystery & Detective / Women Sleuths
Physical Dimensions (W X L X H):12.6 x 19.8 x 1.7 cm
Book Weight:0.19 Kilograms
Author Biography
McCall Smith, Alexander (Author)
Alexander McCall Smith was born on August 24, 1948 in Zimbabwe. He was a professor of medical law at the University of Edinburgh, but he left in 2005 to focus on his writing. He has written over 60 books, including specialist academic titles including Forensic Aspects of Sleep and The Criminal Law of Botswana, short story collections including Portuguese Irregular Verbs, and children's books including The Perfect Hamburger. He is best known for the No. 1 Ladies' Detective Agency series. He also writes the Corduroy Mansions, Isabel Dalhousie and 44 Scotland Street series.

He has received numerous awards, including The Crime Writers' Association Dagger in the Library Award and the 2004 United Kingdom's Author of the Year Award. His book, The Full Cupboard of Life, received the Saga Award for Wit in the United Kingdom. In 2007, he received a CBE for his services in literature.

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