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The importance of being seven : a 44 Scotland Street novel

Author: Alexander McCall Smith; Iain McIntosh
Publisher: New York : Anchor Books, 2012.
Edition/Format:   Print book : Fiction : English : 1st Anchor books edView all editions and formats
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"The great city of Edinburgh is renowned for its impeccable restraint, so how, then, did the extended family of 44 Scotland Street come to be trembling on the brink of reckless self-indulgence? Bertie is--finally!--about to turn seven. But one afternoon he mislays his meddling mother Irene, and learns a valuable lesson: wish-fulfillment can be a dangerous business. Angus and Domenica contemplate whether to give in  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Humorous fiction
Fiction
Domestic fiction
Material Type: Fiction
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Alexander McCall Smith; Iain McIntosh
ISBN: 9780307739360 0307739368
OCLC Number: 769425676
Description: 311 pages : illustrations ; 22 cm.
Responsibility: Alexander McCall Smith ; illustrations by Iain McIntosh.

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"The great city of Edinburgh is renowned for its impeccable restraint, so how, then, did the extended family of 44 Scotland Street come to be trembling on the brink of reckless self-indulgence? Bertie is--finally!--about to turn seven. But one afternoon he mislays his meddling mother Irene, and learns a valuable lesson: wish-fulfillment can be a dangerous business. Angus and Domenica contemplate whether to give in to romance on holiday in Italy, and even usually down-to-earth Big Lou is overheard discussing cosmetic surgery"--Page 4 of cover.

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