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The No. 1 Ladies' Detective Agency, Alexander McCall Smith

Label
The No. 1 Ladies' Detective Agency
Title
The No. 1 Ladies' Detective Agency
Statement of responsibility
Alexander McCall Smith
Title variation
Number One Ladies' Detective Agency
Creator
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
This 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
Member of
Summary
Working in Gaborone, Botswana, Precious Ramotswe investigates several local mysteries, including a search for a missing boy and the case of the clinic doctor with different personalities for different days of the week
Pace
Tone
Writing style
Character
http://library.link/vocab/ext/novelist/bookUI
065022
Cataloging source
DLC
http://library.link/vocab/creatorDate
1948-
http://library.link/vocab/creatorName
McCall Smith, Alexander
Dewey number
823/.914
Index
no index present
Literary form
fiction
http://library.link/vocab/resourcePreferred
True
Series statement
The No. 1 Ladies' Detective Agency series
Series volume
Book 1
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Ramotswe, Precious
  • No. 1 Ladies' Detective Agency (Imaginary organization)
  • Women private investigators
  • Botswana
  • No. 1 Ladies' Detective Agency (Imaginary organization)
  • Ramotswe, Precious (Fictitious character)
  • Women private investigators
  • Botswana
Target audience
adult
Label
The No. 1 Ladies' Detective Agency, Alexander McCall Smith
Instantiates
Publication
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Control code
ocm49403832
Dimensions
21 cm.
Edition
1st Anchor Books ed.
Extent
235 p.
Isbn
9781400034772
Isbn Type
(paperback)
Lccn
2002018694
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
n
System control number
(OCoLC)49403832
Label
The No. 1 Ladies' Detective Agency, Alexander McCall Smith
Publication
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Control code
ocm49403832
Dimensions
21 cm.
Edition
1st Anchor Books ed.
Extent
235 p.
Isbn
9781400034772
Isbn Type
(paperback)
Lccn
2002018694
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
n
System control number
(OCoLC)49403832

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