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Blue shoes and happiness

Author: Alexander McCall Smith
Publisher: New York : Pantheon Books, 2006.
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There 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  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Electronic books
Fiction
Mystery fiction
Additional Physical Format: Print version:
McCall Smith, Alexander, 1948-
Blue shoes and happiness.
New York : Pantheon Books, 2006
(DLC) 2005052122
(OCoLC)61362195
Named Person: Precious Ramotswe, (Fictitious character); Precious Ramotswe, (Fictitious character)
Material Type: Document, Fiction, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: Alexander McCall Smith
ISBN: 9780375424267 0375424261
OCLC Number: 232537171
Notes: "Originally published in Great Britain by Polygon, an imprint of Birlinn Ltd., Edinburgh."--Title page verso.
Description: 1 online resource (227 pages).
Responsibility: Alexander McCall Smith.

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There 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.

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