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Fri Mar 21 17:16:20 2014 UTClccn-n868258550.00The Kalahari typing school for men by Alexander McCall Smith : discussion notes for book groups /0.150.63Alexander McCall Smith86227797Alexander_McCall_Smithn 868258551577046Mac Call Smith Alexander 1948-....Mac Call Smith R. A. 1948-....MacCall Smith, AlexanderMacCall-Smith, Alexander 1948-MacCall Smith, R.A., 1948-Māk Kūl Smīṯ, Alksandar, 1948-Makkols Smits, Aleksandrs, 1948-Mākūl Smīṯ, Alksandar, 1948-Mc Call Smith, Alexander 1948-Mc Call Smith R. A. 1948-....McCall Smith, AlexanderMcCall-Smith, Alexander 1948-McCall Smith, R. A.McCall Smith, R. A., 1948-McCall Smith, R. A. (R. Alexander), 1948-McCall Smith, R. Alexander, 1948-McCall Smith, Sandy, 1948-Smith, AlexanderSmith, Alexander 1948-Smith, Alexander MacCall, 1948-Smith, Alexander McCall.Smith, Alexander McCall, 1948-Smith, Alexander McCall SmithSmith R. A. McCall 1948-....Smith, R. 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Afast-1089697Ramotswe, Precious (Fictitious character)fast-1038242No. 1 Ladies' Detective Agency (Imaginary organization)lccn-no98070019Lecat, Lisetteprfnrtfast-1746695Dalhousie, Isabel (Fictitious character)lccn-n83301679McIntosh, Iainilllccn-no94018831Recorded Books, Inclccn-n91010502Porter, Davinanrtlccn-no2009093208Recorded Books, LLClccn-no2005096927Mackenzie, Robert Iannrtfast-1202380Igelfeld, Moritz-Maria von (Fictitious character)McCall Smith, Alexander1948-FictionDetective and mystery storiesDetective and mystery stories, EnglishMusical fictionDramaDomestic fictionTelevision adaptationsHistorical fictionPictorial worksFilm adaptationsWomen private investigatorsRamotswe, Precious (Fictitious character)BotswanaNo. 1 Ladies' Detective Agency (Imaginary organization)Scotland--EdinburghWomen editorsHousekeepersManners and customsDalhousie, Isabel (Fictitious character)AmericansBeauty contestsWomen philosophersNiecesHusbandsParent and childWeddingsBotswana--Okavango River DeltaOrchestraWorld War (1939-1945)ScotlandEngland--London--PimlicoHeart--Transplantation--PatientsItaliansDelicatessensEnglandWomen detectivesArt dealersArt--ForgeriesInvestment bankersEngland--LondonNeighborhoodsTerriersMansionsCity and town lifeMan-woman relationshipsWomen-owned business enterprisesSecretariesMechanics (Persons)Detective and mystery storiesMcCall Smith, Alexander,Private investigatorsAfricaDetectivesEditorsCousinsEnglish fictionDomestic fictionOrphanagesSouth AfricaEngland--Suffolk1948197519781980198119821983198419871988198919901991199219931994199519961997199819992000200120022003200420052006200720082009201020112012201320142015201924479810454742823.914PR6063.C326ocn823650747ocn710058666ocn132693065ocn811644421ocn767651202ocn469563873ocn444735956ocn762331994ocn469563897ocn463754067ocn797649328ocn797711980ocn807729808ocn605990283ocn175293784ocn852397067ocn822807184ocn796761508ocn819343823ocn7995834636697133ocn049403832book19980.17McCall Smith, AlexanderThe No. 1 Ladies' Detective AgencyJuvenile worksFictionDetective and mystery storiesYoung adult worksAlexander McCall Smith paints an evocative portrait of a distant world. With rave reviews that just keep coming, The No. 1 Ladies' Detective Agency series has launched itself into the spotlight via the most trusted method -- word of mouth. The heroine of the series is Precious Ramotswe, the only female detective in Botswana. She's wise, moral, steel-spined, and very sensible -- and she has become one of the most popular sleuths in mystery fiction today+-+4229855596507986ocn050280147book19840.08McCall Smith, AlexanderThe Kalahari typing school for menFictionDetective and mystery storiesNow that the No. 1 Ladies' Detective Agency is firmly established, founder Precious Ramotswe faces new challenges at home and at work--from problems with her adopted son to a sexist rival who is opening a detective agency across town+-+K267790285496892ocn049495035book19840.17McCall Smith, AlexanderTears of the giraffeFictionMma "Precious" Ramotswe is now engaged to Mr. J.L.B. Matekoni, the kind owner of Tlokweng Road Speedy Motors. This new development provokes a hostile reaction from his unscrupulous maid, who begins plotting the disintegration of the engagement. Despite all this, duty calls, and Mma Ramotswe is asked to help find an American woman's son, who has been missing in Africa for 10 years+-+9086855596474541ocn166380139book20080.15McCall Smith, AlexanderThe miracle at Speedy MotorsFictionDetective and mystery storiesIn the ninth mystery of the No. 1 Ladies' Detective Agency series, Precious Ramotswe visits a game preserve to uncover the truth about an elderly American traveler whose safari proves to be his last journey+-+7399790285471064ocn053019724book20030.16McCall Smith, AlexanderThe full cupboard of lifeFictionDetective and mystery storiesWorrying about her upcoming marriage, Precious Ramotswe is confronted by the challenges of running her No. 1 Ladies' Detective Agency and an investigation into the would-be suitors of a wealthy woman to determine if any are fortune hunters+-+3367790285467460ocn055990456book20040.16McCall Smith, AlexanderIn the company of cheerful ladiesFictionPictorial worksDetective and mystery storiesHandling a busy case load at The No. 1 Ladies' Detective Agency and contending with an intruder in her home, Mma Ramotswe has plenty on her mind. So when her unfortunate past returns to haunt her, she is happy her husband, Mr. J.L.B. Matekoni, is distracted as well. It seems one of his apprentices at Tlokweng Road Speedy Motors has raced off with an older, wealthy woman+-+9627790285461178ocn049902099book20010.16McCall Smith, AlexanderMorality for beautiful girlsFictionDetective and mystery storiesBetween intriguing new cases and troubling personal developments, Precious' hands are full. She investigates the claim of an important government worker, who suspects his brother is being poisoned. Meanwhile, assistant detective Mma Makutsi explores the moral fiber of four beauty pageant contestants+-+7186855596458361ocn076836092book19840.15McCall Smith, AlexanderThe good husband of Zebra DriveFictionDetective and mystery storiesThings go badly awry for Mr. J.L.B. Matekoni when he sets out to do something special for their adopted daughter, Motholeli, and it is up to his wife, Mma Precious Ramotswe, proprietor of the No. 1 Ladies' Detective Agency, to extricate him from his problems+-+5827790285453865ocn054685985book20040.16McCall Smith, AlexanderThe Sunday philosophy clubCriticism, interpretation, etcFictionDetective and mystery storiesThe editor of "The Review of Applied Ethics" and a curious lover of puzzles, Isabel Dalhousie decides to investigate when she witnesses the fatal fall of a young man and discovers that he had been probing misdeeds at his brokerage firm+-+1347790285451062ocn061362195book20060.16McCall Smith, AlexanderBlue shoes and happinessFictionDetective and mystery storiesThere is considerable excitement at The No. 1 Ladies' Detective Agency. A cobra has been found in Precious Ramotswe's office. Then a nurse from a local clinic reveals that faulty blood-pressure readings are being recorded. And Botswana has a new advice columnist, Aunty Emang, whose advice is rather curt for Mma Ramotswe's taste. All this means a lot of work for our heroine and her assistant, Grace Makutsi. But there's trouble brewing in Mma Makutsi's own life. When Phuti Radiphuti misses their customary dinner date, she begins to wonder if he is having second thoughts about their engagement. And while Mma Makutsi may be able to buy that fashionably narrow (and uncomfortable) pair of blue shoes, it may not buy her the happiness that Mma Ramotswe promises her she'll find in the simpler things--in contentment with the world and enough tea to smooth over the occasional bumps in the road.--From publisher description+-+7727790285447938ocn244055594book20090.15McCall Smith, AlexanderTea time for the traditionally builtFictionDetective and mystery storiesPrecious Ramotswe uses her formidable detection talents to track down her tiny white van--sold by her estimable husband Mr. J.L.B. Matekoni and stolen from its new owner--while simultaneously helping to explain the dreadful losing streak of a local football team and smoothing out a snag in Mma Makutsi's engagement to Mr Phuti Radiphut+-+5499790285427251ocn058604594book20000.15McCall Smith, AlexanderFriends, lovers, chocolateFictionDetective and mystery storiesTaking on the running of her niece's deli while Cat is attending a wedding in Italy, Isabel Dalhousie encounters a recent heart transplant patient who is troubled by memories of events that never happened to him+-+9447790285422737ocn429022035book20100.15McCall Smith, AlexanderThe Double Comfort Safari ClubFictionDetective and mystery storiesMma Ramotswe and Mma Makutsi travel to the north of Botswana, to the stunning Okavango Delta, to visit a safari lodge where there have been several unexplained and troubling events--including the demise of one of the guests+-+9509790285395826ocn646113573book20110.14McCall Smith, AlexanderThe Saturday big tent wedding partyFictionDetective and mystery storiesHoping to reclaim a van that was featured in a possible prophetic dream, Precious and Grace find themselves helping an apprentice of Phuti Radiphuti, investigating a cattle poisoning, and considering Grace's possible marriage to Phuti+-+K483282585381943ocn064511364book20060.15McCall Smith, AlexanderThe right attitude to rainFictionDetective and mystery storiesLove storiesSuspense fictionWhen friends from Dallas arrive in Edinburgh and introduce Isabel to Tom Bruce, a bigwig at home in Texas, several confounding situations unfurl at once. Tom's young fiancée's roving eye leads Isabel to believe that money may be the root of her love for Tom. But what, Isabel wonders, is the root of the interest Tom begins to show for Isabel herself? And she can't forget about her niece, Cat, who's busy falling for a man whom Isabel suspects of being an incorrigible mama's boy. Of course Grace and Isabel's friend Jamie counsel Isabel to stay out of all of it, but there are irresistible philosophical issues at stake, when to tell the truth and when to keep one's mouth shut+-+7541784825369541ocn745979773book20120.14McCall Smith, AlexanderThe Limpopo Academy of Private DetectionFiction"Precious Ramotswe is back and, as usual, her plate is full! She's called in to tackle a mysterious disciplinary problem at her adopted daughter's school ... Her infinitely trustworthy assistant, Grace Makutsi, is having trouble adjusting to wedded bliss, a problem to test even the formidable talents of Mma Ramotswe ... And the estimable Clovis Andersen, author of The Principles of Private Investigation--the No. 1 Ladies' prized manual--has arrived, right there, in Botswana, on a case of his own. Bush tea anyone?"--361033ocn314113842book20080.13McCall Smith, AlexanderLa's orchestra saves the worldFictionHistorical fictionMusical fictionIt is 1939. Lavender--La to her friends--decides to flee London, not only to avoid German bombs but also to escape the memories of her shattered marriage. Settling in as small town, she organizes an amateur orchestra from the village and the local RAF base and falls in love with one of her prized recruits+-+6383282585358242ocn122974461book20070.14McCall Smith, AlexanderThe careful use of complimentsFictionDetective and mystery storiesDetective and mystery stories, EnglishIn addition to being the nosiest and most sypathetic philosopher you are likely to meet, Isabel is now a mother. Charlies, her newborn son, presents her with a myriad wonders of a new life, and doting father Jamie presents her with an intriguing proposal: marriage. In the midst of all this, she receives a disturbing letter announcing that she has been ousted as editor of the Review of Applied Ethics by the ambitious Professor Dove. None of these things, however, in any way diminshes Isabel's curiosity. And when she attends an art auction, she finds an irresistible puzzle: two paintings attributed to a now-deceased artist appear on the market at the same time, and both of them exhibit some unusual characteristics. Are these paintings forgeries? This proves to be sufficient fodder for Isabel's inquisitiveness. So she begins an investigation ... and soon finds herself diverging from her philosophical musings about fatherhood onto a path that leads her into the mysteries of the art world and the soul of an artist+-+K658790285352038ocn457147984book20050.13McCall Smith, AlexanderCorduroy mansionsFictionDomestic fictionCorduroy Mansions is the affectionate nickname given to a genteel, crumbling mansion block in London's vibrant Pimlico neighborhood and the home turf of a captivating collection of quirky and altogether McCall-Smithian characters. There's the middle-aged wine merchant William, who's trying to convince his reluctant twenty-four-year-old son, Eddie, to leave the nest; and Marcia, the boutique caterer who has her sights set on William. There's also the (justifiably) much-loathed Member of Parliament Oedipus Snark; his mother, Berthea, who's writing his biography and hating every minute of it; and his long-suffering girlfriend, Barbara, a literary agent who would like to be his wife (but, then, she'd like to be almost anyone's wife). There's the vitamin evangelist, the psychoanalyst, the art student with a puzzling boyfriend and Freddie de la Hay, the Pimlico terrier who insists on wearing a seat belt and is almost certainly the only avowed vegetarian canine in London+-+1354282585327732ocn297147183book20090.14McCall Smith, AlexanderThe lost art of gratitudeFictionDetective and mystery storiesEncountering high-flying financier Minty Auchterlonie while attending a birthday party, Isabel learns of Minty's complicated monetary troubles and wonders if the ambitious woman is perpetuating a fraud+-+99607902856912ocn402678022visu20090.17The No. 1 Ladies' Detective AgencyFictionDramaTelevision adaptationsFilm adaptationsFollows Precious Ramotste, a recently bereaved woman, as she sets up the only woman-run Private Detective Agency in Botswana and her attempts to get it off the ground. She gets help from Grace Makutsi, her new secretary, and Mr. JLB Matekoni, the owner and super mechanic of the wonderful Speedy Motors. Mma Ramotste takes on cases, meets many new people who need her help - from a woman who thinks the man who has turned up at her door is not her father, to another lady who has a boyfriend who may or may not be faithful to her+-+0388334696324401ocn808817747visu20060.63Alexander McCall SmithIn this programme Michael Rosen reveals the other side of author Alexander McCall Smith. Readers who love his No 1 Ladies Detective Agency stories have now discovered McCall Smith wrote a collection of children's stories long before his adult novels. Finds out how Quentin Blake's picture book Green Ship is inspiring a vast range of work and activities at a Primary school in Tamworth including a senses exploration of the school garden. And our panel - Winsome Thomas an Education Adviser to Birmingham LEA, Victoria Shaw, a Primary teacher and Grant Bage of NESTA - read Andrea Levy's Small Island - a story of raw racism in post-war Britain391ocn144611974rcrd20070.13McCall Smith, AlexanderConfessions of a serial novelist a talk by the authorBiographyAlexander McCall Smith talks about his life as an author+-+4084763796371ocn507363875com20070.32Something about the authorBiographyBibliographySeries covers individuals ranging from established award winners to authors and illustrators who are just beginning their careers. Entries cover: personal life, career, writings and works in progress, adaptations, additional sources, and photographs+-+2853312325101ocn060410849com20050.06Witherbee, AmyAlexander McCall SmithJuvenile worksBiography of the life and works of contemporary best-selling Scottish author Alexander McCall Smith21ocn704265246book2010Dickson, LauraFriends, lovers, chocolate by Alexander McCall Smith : notesCriticism, interpretation, etc21ocn643989217book2010Robinson, Alice44 Scotland Street by Alexander McCall Smith : notesCriticism, interpretation, etc21ocn643994391book2010In the company of cheerful ladies by Alexander McCall Smith : discussion notes for book groupsCriticism, interpretation, etc21ocn223907489book2004Kiraly, Judi TThe No. 1 Ladies' Detective Agency by Alexander McCall Smith : notesCriticism, interpretation, etc21ocn271644134book2007Dickson, LauraThe Sunday Philosophy Club by Alexander McCall Smith : notesCriticism, interpretation, etc21ocn704263861book2009Kiraly, JudyThe full cupboard of life by Alexander McCall Smith : discussion notes for book groupsCriticism, interpretation, etc21ocn824525786book20120.10McCall Smith, AlexanderṬiarsa ôpha da jirāpha : [vegaḷyā deśātalyā, vegaḷī vāṭa cokhāḷṇāryā dhurandhara strīcī kathā]FictionNovel based on "The No. 1 Ladies' Detective Agency" and life of the sassy Precious Ramotswe, the owner of Botswana's only detective agency21ocn318964651book2009Kiraly, Judi TThe Kalahari typing school for men by Alexander McCall Smith : discussion notes for book groupsCriticism, interpretation, etc21ocn271644167book2007Kiraly, Judi TMorality for beautiful girls by Alexander McCall Smith : notesCriticism, interpretation, etc11ocn693324736visu20100.10McCall Smith, AlexanderAlexander McCall Smith best selling fiction writerAnecdotesMr. Mccall Smith related a number of anecdotes related to his career and to authorship in general11ocn054394016com20040.47About Alexander McCall SmithOfficial website dedicated to the life and works of contemporary best-selling Scottish author Alexander McCall Smith11ocn173163038rcrd2007McCall Smith, AlexanderConfessions of a seial novelistBiographyAuthor Alexander McCall Smith talkes about his life as an author11ocn635649405book20020.17McCall Smith, AlexanderThe No. 1 Ladies' Detective AgencyJuvenile worksFictionDetective and mystery storiesYoung adult worksThis 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+-+198685559611ocn857549569visu20110.47Jennifer Byrnes presentsInterviewsJennifer Byrne Presents is a series of individual treats for lovers of books and writing. A panel of leading authors and expert celebrity guests join Jennifer for investigations into some of the most popular reading genres, they reveal the conventions, controversies, and titles that have helped shaped the literary landscape11ocn225542169book2004Kiraly, Judi TTears of the giraffe by Alexander McCall Smith : notesCriticism, interpretation, etc+-+4229855596+-+4229855596Fri Mar 21 15:45:31 EDT 2014batch95440