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McCall Smith, Alexander

Summary: Precious wants to be a detective when she grows up. She is always practicing at being a detective by asking questions and finding out about other people's lives. There are two new students in her class, a girl called Teb and a boy called Pontsho. She learns that they are brother and sister, and even more exciting, that Pontsho has a clever pet meerkat named Kosi.

Format: sound recording-nonmusical

Publisher / Publication Date: Random House/Listening Library 2013

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1 available in Juvenile Audiobooks, Call number: J CD MCC

McCall Smith, Alexander

Summary: "Precious Ramotswe has two new friends at school and they have the funniest and most resourceful pet you can imagine. But they are upset that their family's most valuable possession, their cow, has gone missing. Precious has a plan to find the missing animal but she needs the help of another in her search. Will she succeed and what obstacles will she face on her path?"--...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: 2013

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1 available in Beginning Readers - Independent Reader (Red), Call number: JBR RED MCC

McCall Smith, Alexander

Summary: "Business is slow at the No. 1 Ladies Detective Agency, so at Mma Makutsi's suggestion, Mma Ramotswe is persuaded to take her first-ever holiday. But just as she's about to depart, a new client arrives: a young woman whose father was considered a hero in Botswana but whose reputation is now being called into question. Mma Ramotswe almost cancels her trip, but Mma Makutsi is adamant that she and...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Wheeler Publishing, A part of Gale, Cengage Learning 2015

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1 available in Large Print, Call number: LP FIC MCC

McCall Smith, Alexander

Summary: "The delightful seventeenth installment of the ever-popular, perennially best-selling No. 1 Ladies' Detective Agency series Precious Ramotswe, Botswana's premier lady detective, is a little short on help. The co-director of the agency, Grace Makutsi, is busy with her own case, her client none other than their erstwhile assistant, Mr. Polopetsi, who has unwittingly involved himself in a pyramid...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Pantheon Books 2016

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3 available in Adult Fiction, Call number: FIC MCC

Copies Available at Peninsula

1 available in Adult, Call number: M MCC

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1 available in Adult, Call number: M MCC

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1 available in Adult, Call number: MYSTERY MCC

McCall Smith, Alexander

Summary: Danger hits close to home when a cobra is found in Mma Ramotswe's office. Of less immediate danger, but greater general interest, are the faulty blood pressure measurements being recorded at the local clinic. But perhaps the biggest mystery is why Mma Makutsi's fiancé has missed their usual dinner date. Is he discontented? And if so, will cramming her feet into a pair of fashionable blue shoes...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Random House Large Print 2006

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1 available in Large Print, Call number: LP FIC MCC

McCall Smith, Alexander

Summary: Mma Ramotswe and Mma Makutsi travel to the Okavango Delta to visit a safari lodge beset by unexplained events. There they are awestruck by the breathtaking scenery, but also troubled by the region's many difficulties--not the least of which is the occasional grumpy hippopotamus.

Format: sound recording-nonmusical

Publisher / Publication Date: Recorded Books 2010

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1 available in Compact Disc Audio Book, Call number: CD Fiction McCall Smith 2010

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1 available in Compact Disc Audio Book, Call number: CD M MCC

McCall Smith, Alexander

Summary: The Okavango makes Precious appreciate once again the beauty of her homeland. However, it is also home to rival safari operators, fearsome crocodiles and disgruntled hippopotamuses. Mma Makutdi still does not have a date for her wedding but Precious knows a wide river will make its way round any obstacle, things will work out for the best.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Wheeler Pub. 2010

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1 available in Large Print, Call number: LP M MCC

McCall Smith, Alexander

Summary: In the life of Mma Ramotswe--a woman duly proud of her fine traditional build--there is rarely a dull moment, and in her newest round of adventures, challenges and intrigues, the same certainly holds true. But one thing above all else is keeping her occupied--her estimable husband, Mr. J.L.B. Matekoni. He has been hinting for some time now that he intends to do something special for their...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Pantheon Books 2007

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2 available in Adult Fiction, Call number: FIC MCC

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1 available in Adult, Call number: FICTION McCall Smith

McCall Smith, Alexander

Summary: In the life of Mma Ramotswe--a woman duly proud of her fine traditional build--there is rarely a dull moment, and in her newest round of adventures, challenges and intrigues, the same certainly holds true. But one thing above all else is keeping her occupied--her estimable husband, Mr. J.L.B. Matekoni. He has been hinting for some time now that he intends to do something special for their...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Random House 2007

Copies Available at Fife Lake

1 available in Adult, Call number: MYS McCal

McCall Smith, Alexander

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Center Point Pub. 2003

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1 available in Large Print, Call number: LP M MCC

McCall Smith, Alexander

Summary: Mma Ramotswe's attention is focused on a pesky disciplinary problem at her adopted daughter's school--while Grace Makutsi adjusts to wedded bliss and the famed Clovis Andersen arrives in Botswana looking for more than bush tea.

Format: sound recording-nonmusical

Publisher / Publication Date: Recorded Books 2012

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1 available in Compact Disc Audio Book, Call number: CD FIC MCC

McCall Smith, Alexander

Summary: Mma Ramotswe is asked to help the proprietor of the Minor Adjustment Beauty Salon, who is having trouble with her business. The salon has suffered some unfortunate events, including face cream that burns the skin. Could someone be trying to put the salon out of business? Meanwhile, on the home front, Mma Makutsi is going to have a baby. But in Botswana-- a land where family has always been held...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Wheeler Publishing, A part of Gale, Cengage Learning 2013

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1 available in Large Print, Call number: LP FIC MCC

McCall Smith, Alexander

Summary: Precious Ramotswe is asked to help the proprietor of the Minor Adjustment Beauty Salon, who is having trouble with her business. The salon has suffered some unfortunate events, including face cream that burns the skin. Could someone be trying to put the salon out of business? Meanwhile, on the home front, Grace Makutsi is going to have a baby. But in Botswana--a land where family has always...

Format: sound recording-nonmusical

Publisher / Publication Date: Recorded Books 2013

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1 available in Compact Disc Audio Book, Call number: CD FIC MCC

McCall Smith, Alexander

Summary: This first novel in Alexander McCall Smith b2 ss 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 b3 shelp people with problems in their lives. b4 s Immediately upon setting up shop in a small storefront in Gaborone, she is hired to track down a missing husband,...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Anchor Books 2002

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2 available in Adult Fiction, Call number: FIC MCC

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1 available in Adult, Call number: FICTION McCall-Smith 1998

Copies Available at Fife Lake

1 available in Adult, Call number: MYS MCC

McCall Smith, Alexander

Summary: Mma Ramotswe and Mma Makutsi travel to the north of Botswana, to the stunning Okavango Delta, to visit a safari lodge where there have been several unexplained and troubling events including the demise of one of the guests.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Pantheon Books 2010

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1 available in Adult Fiction, Call number: FIC MCC

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1 available in Adult, Call number: Fiction McCall Smith 2010

Copies Available at East Bay

1 available in Adult, Call number: M MCC

Copies Available at Fife Lake

1 available in Adult, Call number: MYS MCC

McCall Smith, Alexander

Summary: "The newest installment in the beloved and best-selling series. In this delightful fifteenth installment, Mma Ramotswe has her hands full both at home and in the office. To add to her current challenges, her devoted partner, Grace Makutsi, has decided to branch out on her own and open The Handsome Man's De Luxe Caf©♭. But even "Miss 97 Per Cent" can't quite meet all the demands of running a...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Wheeler Publishing 2014

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1 available in Large Print, Call number: LP FIC MCC

McCall Smith, Alexander

Summary: Now that the No. 1 Ladies' Detective Agency is firmly established, founder Precious Ramotswe faces new challenges at home and at work--from problems with her adopted son to a sexist rival who is opening a detective agency across town.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Pantheon Books 2003

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1 available in Adult Fiction, Call number: FIC MCC

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1 available in Adult, Call number: FIC McCall

McCall Smith, Alexander

Summary: Between intriguing new cases and troubling personal developments, Precious' hands are full. She investigates the claim of an important government worker, who suspects his brother is being poisoned. Meanwhile, assistant detective Mma Makutsi explores the moral fiber of four beauty pageant contestants.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Anchor Books 2002

Copies Available at Interlochen

1 available in Adult, Call number: FIC McCall

McCall Smith, Alexander

Summary: While both Precious Ramotswe and Grace Makutsi are puzzled by prophetic dreams, life goes on at the No. 1 Ladies' Detective Agency. Precious finds herself investigating a case of rural jealousy, while Grace inches closer to her wedding.

Format: sound recording-nonmusical

Publisher / Publication Date: Recorded Books 2011

Copies Available at Interlochen

1 available in Compact Disc Audio Book, Call number: CD Fiction McCall Smith 2011

McCall Smith, Alexander

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,...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Pantheon Books 2006

Copies Available at Woodmere

2 available in Adult Fiction, Call number: FIC MCC

Copies Available at Interlochen

1 available in Adult, Call number: FICTION McCall Smith

Copies Available at Fife Lake

1 available in Adult, Call number: MYS MCC

McCall Smith, Alexander

Summary: Mma Ramotswe and Mma Makutsi travel to the Okavango Delta to visit a safari lodge beset by unexplained events. There they are awestruck by the breathtaking scenery, but also troubled by the region's many difficulties--not the least of which is the occasional grumpy hippopotamus.

Format: sound recording-nonmusical

Publisher / Publication Date: Recorded Books 2010

Copies Available at Woodmere

1 available in Audiobook on MP3 CD, Call number: MP3CD M MCC

McCall Smith, Alexander

Summary: "The newest installment in the beloved and best-selling series. In this delightful fifteenth installment, Mma Ramotswe has her hands full both at home and in the office. To add to her current challenges, her devoted partner, Grace Makutsi, has decided to branch out on her own and open The Handsome Man's De Luxe Cafe. But even "Miss 97 Per Cent" can't quite meet all the demands of running a...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Pantheon Books 2014

Copies Available at Woodmere

2 available in Adult Fiction, Call number: FIC MCC

Copies Available at Interlochen

1 available in Adult, Call number: Fiction McCall Smith 2014

Copies Available at East Bay

1 available in Adult, Call number: M MCC

McCall Smith, Alexander

Summary: Handling a busy case load at The No. 1 Ladies' Detective Agency and contending with an intruder in her home, Mma Ramotswe has plenty on her mind. So when her unfortunate past returns to haunt her, she is happy that her husband, Mr. J.L.B. Matekoni, is distracted as well. It seems one of his apprentices at Tlokweng Road Speedy Motors has raced off with an older, wealthy woman.

Format: sound recording-nonmusical

Publisher / Publication Date: Recorded Books 2005

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1 available in Compact Disc Audio Book, Call number: CD M MCC

McCall Smith, Alexander

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Wheeler Pub. 2008

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1 available in Large Print, Call number: LP M MCC