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The right attitude to rain

Author: Alexander McCall Smith
Publisher: New York : Pantheon, ©2006.
Edition/Format:   Book : Fiction : English : 1st edView all editions and formats
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When 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  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Mystery fiction
Fiction
Additional Physical Format: Online version:
McCall Smith, Alexander, 1948-
Right attitude to rain.
New York : Pantheon, c2006
(OCoLC)607800121
Material Type: Fiction, Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: Alexander McCall Smith
ISBN: 0375423001 9780739326909 0739326902 9780375423000
OCLC Number: 64511364
Notes: "An Isabel Dalhousie novel"--Jacket.
Description: 276 p. ; 22 cm.
Responsibility: Alexander McCall Smith.
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When 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.

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