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Author LinkMcCall Smith, Alexander,1948-
Title LinkThe No. 1 Ladies’ Detective Agency / Alexander McCall Smith.
Variant Title Number One Ladies’ Detective Agency
Edition 1st Anchor Books ed.
Imprint New York : Anchor Books, 2002.
Description 235 p. ;  21 cm.
Type of Material Book
Series ( No. 1 Ladies Detective Agency series )
Series McCall Smith, Alexander, 1948-, No. 1 Ladies Detective Agency series.
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.
Subject LinkRamotswe, Precious (Fictitious character) -- Fiction.
LinkNo. 1 Ladies’ Detective Agency (Imaginary organization) -- Fiction.
LinkWomen private investigators -- Botswana -- Fiction.
LinkBotswana -- Fiction.
Subject LinkMystery fiction.

System Number 000663191
ISBN Link1400034779
Link9781400034772 (pbk.)

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