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Author LinkMcCall Smith, Alexander,1948-
Title LinkBlue shoes and happiness / Alexander McCall Smith.
Edition 1st Anchor Books ed.
Imprint New York : Anchor Books, 2007.
Description 227 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.
Gen. Note Originally published: Edinburgh: Polygon, 2006.
Summary There is considerable excitement at The No. 1 Ladies’ Detective Agency. A cobra has been found in Precious Ramotswe’s office. Then a nurse from a local clinic reveals that faulty blood-pressure readings are being recorded. And Botswana has a new advice columnist, Aunty Emang, whose advice is rather curt for Mma Ramotswe’s taste. All this means a lot of work for our heroine and her assistant, Grace Makutsi. But there’s trouble brewing in Mma Makutsi’s own life. When Phuti Radiphuti misses their customary dinner date, she begins to wonder if he is having second thoughts about their engagement. And while Mma Makutsi may be able to buy that fashionably narrow (and uncomfortable) pair of blue shoes, it may not buy her the happiness that Mma Ramotswe promises her she’ll find in the simpler things--in contentment with the world and enough tea to smooth over the occasional bumps in the road.--From publisher description.
Precious Ramotswe and her assistant, Grace Makutsi, investigate local advice columnist Aunty Emang, who may be linked to trouble at a local medical clinic and the cobra that somehow ended up in Precious’s office.
Subject LinkRamotswe, Precious (Fictitious character) -- Fiction.
LinkNo. 1 Ladies’ Detective Agency (Imaginary organization) -- Fiction.
LinkWomen private investigators -- Botswana -- Fiction.
LinkBotswana -- Fiction.
LinkPrivate investigators -- Botswana -- Fiction.
LinkDetective and mystery stories.

System Number 000663197
ISBN Link9781400075713 (pbk.)
Link1400075718 (pbk.)

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