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Morality for beautiful girls

Morality for beautiful girls

McCall Smith, Alexander, 1948-

'The No.1 Ladies' Detective Agency' introduced the engaging and sassy owner of Botswana's only detective agency, Precious Ramotswe. This novel finds her expanding her business to take in the world of car repair and a beauty pageant

Paperback, Book. English. Detective and mystery stories.
Published London: Abacus, 2003
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Statement of responsibility: Alexander McCall Smith
ISBN: 0349117004, 9780349117003
Note: Originally published: Edinburgh: Polygon, 2001.
Physical Description: 246 p. ; 20 cm.
Subject: Ramotswe, Precious (Fictitious character) Fiction.; Botswana Fiction.; Women private investigators Botswana Fiction.

Accelerated Reading

Book Level: 6.1
Interest Level: UY
Points: 10
Quiz Number: 221122

Author note

McCall Smith is is a Professor of Medical Law as well as an author who has written over 50 books on a wide range of subjects, from the forensic aspects of sleep to the criminal law of Botswana, from children's novelsto short stories about eccentric German professors.

Back cover copy

The one with the boy who might have been raised by lions

Facing financial trouble, the No.1 Ladies' Detective Agency is obliged to move into the same premises as Tlokweng Road Speedy Motors. And on top of her domestic complications with her fianc? Mr J. L. B. Matekoni and his adopted children Motholeli and Puso, Mma Ramotswe faces several challenging cases. These include some unattractive behaviour among the contestants in a beauty pageant, and the perplexing discovery of a boy running wild, who smells of lion . . .

'Unalloyed pleasure' Sunday Telegraph
'Charming' Scotland on Sunday

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