The Resource The woman who walked in sunshine, Alexander McCall Smith

The woman who walked in sunshine, Alexander McCall Smith

Label
The woman who walked in sunshine
Title
The woman who walked in sunshine
Statement of responsibility
Alexander McCall Smith
Creator
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
Business is slow at the No. 1 Ladies' Detective Agency, so slow in fact that for the first time in her estimable career Precious Ramotswe has reluctantly agreed to take a holiday. The promise of a week of uninterrupted peace is short-lived, however, when she meets a young boy named Samuel, a troublemaker who is himself in some trouble. Once she learns more about Samuel's sad story, Mma Ramotswe feels compelled to step in and help him find his way out of a bad situation. Despite this unexpected diversion, Mma Ramotswe still finds herself concerned about how the agency is faring in her absence. Her worries grow when she hears that Mma Makutsi is handling a new and rather complicated case. A well-respected Botswanan politician is up for a major public honor, and his reputation is now being called into question by his rivals. The man's daughter has contacted the No. 1 Ladies' Detective Agency to investigate these troubling claims, but, as in so many cases, all is not as it seems. In the end, the investigation will affect everyone at the agency and will also serve as a reminder that ordinary human failings should be treated with a large helping of charity and compassion
Member of
Summary
A latest entry in the best-selling series finds the Agency and Mma Ramotswe's first-ever holiday thrown into unexpected turmoil by a case involving a Botswana war hero whose reputation is being called into question
Theme
Pace
Tone
Writing style
Character
http://library.link/vocab/ext/novelist/bookUI
10448618
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
No. 1 Ladies Detective Agency series
Series volume
bk. 16
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • No. 1 Ladies' Detective Agency (Imaginary organization)
  • Ramotswe, Precious (Fictitious character)
  • Women private investigators
  • Botswana
  • No. 1 Ladies' Detective Agency (Imaginary organization)
  • Ramotswe, Precious (Fictitious character)
  • Women private investigators
  • Botswana
Target audience
adult
Label
The woman who walked in sunshine, 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
ocn903284255
Dimensions
25 cm.
Edition
First United States edition.
Extent
213 pages
Isbn
9780307911568
Isbn Type
(hardcover)
Lccn
2015020688
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
n
Other control number
40025422584
System control number
(OCoLC)903284255
Label
The woman who walked in sunshine, 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
ocn903284255
Dimensions
25 cm.
Edition
First United States edition.
Extent
213 pages
Isbn
9780307911568
Isbn Type
(hardcover)
Lccn
2015020688
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
n
Other control number
40025422584
System control number
(OCoLC)903284255

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