The Good Husband of Zebra Drive: A No. 1 Ladies' Detective Agency Novel (8) (Google eBook)

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Knopf Doubleday Publishing Group, Apr 17, 2007 - Fiction - 240 pages
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THE NO. 1 LADIES’ DETECTIVE AGENCY - Book 8

Fans around the world adore the bestselling No. 1 Ladies’ Detective Agency series, the basis of the HBO TV show, and its proprietor Precious Ramotswe, Botswana’s premier lady detective.  In this charming series, Mma  Ramotswe navigates her cases and her personal life with wisdom, and good humor—not to mention help from her loyal assistant, Grace Makutsi, and the occasional cup of tea.
 
There is rarely a dull moment in the life of Precious Ramotswe, and on Zebra Drive and Tlokweng Road many changes are afoot. Mr. J.L.B. Matekoni wants be put in charge of a case involving an errant husband, and Mma Makutsi is considering leaving the agency, taking her near perfect score on the Botswana Secretarial College typing exam with her. Meanwhile, Mma Ramotswe has been asked to investigate a series of unexpected deaths at the hospital in Mochudi. Along the way, she encounters other tricky mysteries, and once again displays her undying love for Botswana, a country of which she is justly proud.




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User Review  - lamour - LibraryThing

This is my third No. 1 Ladies Detective Agency title. While I was very pleased with the 1st volume in the series, the second one I read which was number 7 in the series, I had found less than ... Read full review

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User Review  - alanna1122 - LibraryThing

I don't think there is a series that is so dependably lovely as the No. 1 Ladies Detective Agency Books. I have restrained myself from gobbling them all up and read 1 to 2 of them a year so that I can ... Read full review

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Contents

Section 1
3
Section 2
17
Section 3
31
Section 4
43
Section 5
56
Section 6
65
Section 7
72
Section 8
82
Section 11
118
Section 12
128
Section 13
136
Section 14
149
Section 15
155
Section 16
168
Section 17
174
Section 18
185

Section 9
93
Section 10
108
Section 19
197
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About the author (2007)

Alexander McCall Smith is the author of the huge international phenomenon, The No. 1 Ladies' Detective Agency, and The Sunday Philosophy Club series. He was born in what is now known as Zimbabwe and he was a law professor at the University of Botswana and at Edinburgh University. He lives in Scotland, where in his spare time he is a bassoonist in the RTO (Really Terrible Orchestra). His website is www.alexandermccallsmith.com.


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