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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:   eBook : Document : 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
Electronic books
Fiction
Additional Physical Format: Print version:
(DLC) 2012007278
Material Type: Document, Fiction, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: Alexander McCall Smith; Iain McIntosh
ISBN: 9780307744883 0307744884 129902727X 9781299027275 9780307399632 030739963X
OCLC Number: 808499423
Notes: "Originally published in hardcover in Great Britain by Polygon, an imprint of Birlinn Ltd., Edinburgh, in 2010"--Title page verso.
Description: 1 online resource.
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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