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The Miracle at Speedy Motors - Alexander McCall Smith
The Miracle at Speedy Motors
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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... show more
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. Mma Ramotswe is busy investigating her latest case: a woman who is looking for her family. The problem is, the woman doesn't know her real name of whether any members of her family are now living. Meanwhile, Phuti Radiphuti has bought Mma Makutsi a glorious new bed. Unfortunately, it will inadvertently cause her several sleepless nights. And life is no less complicated at Tlokweng Road Speedy Motors, where Mr. J.L.B. Matekoni--Mma Ramotswe's estimable husband--has fallen under the sway of a doctor who has promised a miracle cure for his daughter's medical condition, which Mma Ramotswe finds hard to believe. But Precious Ramotswe deals with these difficulties with her usual grace and good humor, and in the end discovers that the biggest miracles in life are often the small ones.
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Format: hardcover
ISBN: 9780375424489 (0375424482)
ASIN: 375424482
Publisher: Pantheon
Pages no: 214
Edition language: English
Category:
Mystery
Series: The No. 1 Ladies' Detective Agency (#9)
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Vailia's Page Turner
Vailia's Page Turner rated it
3.0 The No. 1 Ladies' Detective Agency
Ramotswe is one interesting character. Tough, caring, intelligent and humorous. While this story is not what I expected, I still overall enjoyed it. The cultural change was an interesting viewpoint. And there is a distinct voice to this story.However, it was not what I was expecting. I wanted m...
Carolyn Cannot Live Without Books!
Carolyn Cannot Live Without Books! rated it
3.5
I'll start off with the narration by [author:Lisette Lecat|291972] was fantastic. I was a little confused at first thinking this book was actually a compilation of short stories but then they were slowly woven together. So don't ignore each little segment because they are important later in the book...
Osho
Osho rated it
More plot and more psychology than previous volumes. This one feels like it moves the characters along, and the resolution of the dilemmas, crises, and cases is better than adequate.
Bettie's Books
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3.0 The No. 1 Ladies' Detective Agency
bookshelves: re-read, adventure, lifestyles-deathstyles, play-dramatisation, women, african-continent, mystery-thriller, winter20092010, afr-botswana Read in November, 2009 ** spoiler alert ** Based in Botswana, owner and founder Precious Ramotswe takes on her first case - and a new secretary. ht...
Nadine's Nook
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Entertaining.
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