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- DescriptionPrecious Ramotswe, the esteemed proprietor of the No. 1 Ladies Detective Agency, w faces her greatest challenge yet: a vacation! Business is slow at the agency so slow in fact that, for the first time in her distinguished career, Mma Ramotswe has reluctantly agreed to take a holiday. The week of uninterrupted peace is cut short, however, when she meets Samuel, a wayward young boy with a troubled past. Moreover, Mma Ramotswe can t help but wonder how the agency is faring in her absence. Her worries grow when she discovers that Mma Makutsi is handling a rather delicate case. Ultimately, thesituation will require Mma Ramotswe to draw upon her kindness, generosity, and good sense, and will serve to remind them all that ordinary human failings should be treated with a large helping of charity and compassion.
- Author BiographyALEXANDER McCALL SMITH is the author of the No. 1 Ladies Detective Agency series, the Isabel Dalhousie series, the Portuguese Irregular Verbs series, the 44 Scotland Street series, and the Corduroy Mansions series. He is professor emeritus of medical law at the University of Edinburgh in Scotland and has served with many national and international organizations concerned with bioethics. He was born in what is now known as Zimbabwe and was a law professor at the University of Botswana. He lives in Scotland.
- Author(s)Professor of Medical Law Alexander McCall Smith
- PublisherAnchor Books
- Date of Publication14/06/2016
- FormatPaperback / softback
- SubjectCrime, Thriller & Adventure
- Series TitleNo. 1 Ladies' Detective Agency
- Series Part/Volume Number16
- Country of PublicationUnited States
- ImprintAnchor Books
- Weight181 g
- Width132 mm
- Height201 mm
- Spine15 mm
- Format DetailsTrade paperback (US),Unsewn / adhesive bound
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