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To the land of long lost friends / Alexander McCall Smith.

By: McCall Smith, Alexander, 1948- [author.].
Material type: materialTypeLabelBookSeries: McCall Smith, Alexander, No. 1 Ladies Detective Agency series: 20.Publisher: New York : Pantheon Books, 2019Edition: First United States Edition.Description: 224 pages ; 25 cm.Content type: text Media type: unmediated Carrier type: volumeISBN: 9781524747824; 1524747823.Subject(s): Ramotswe, Precious (Fictitious character) -- Fiction | Women private investigators -- Botswana -- Fiction | No. 1 Ladies' Detective Agency (Imaginary organization) -- Fiction | Botswana -- Fiction | Ramotswe, Precious (Fictitious character) | No. 1 Ladies' Detective Agency (Imaginary organization) | Women private investigators | BotswanaGenre/Form: Fiction. | Mystery fiction. | Detective and mystery fiction.Additional physical formats: Online version:: To the land of long lost friendsDDC classification: 823.914 Summary: "In the latest book in the widely beloved No. 1 Ladies' Detective Agency series, Precious Ramotswe takes on a case for a childhood acquaintance but her inquiries will require an even more delicate touch than usual. Mma Ramotswe reconnects with an old friend who has been having problems with her daughter. Though Precious feels compelled to lend a hand, she discovers that getting involved in family affairs is always a delicate proposion. Mr. J.L.B. Matekoni finds himself embroiled in familial drama as well, when one of his clients asks for help evicting an unwanted houseguest who turns out to be the man's own brother. Elsewhere, Charlie and Fanwell are also involved in tricky matters of the heart, as Queenie-Queenie, Charlie's girlfriend, seems to have transferred her affections to Fanwell. It's up to Mma Makutsi to set things right, but she may be too distracted by her nemesis Violet Sephotho, who has somehow been appointed to the board of a charity. What is Violet up to now? As all of these mysteries are unraveled, Mma Ramotswe and the entire No. 1 Ladies' Detective Agency will be reminded of the value of tried-and-true wisdom--never judge a book by its cover"-- Provided by publisher.
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"No. 1 Ladies' Detective Agency (20)"--Title page.

"Originally published in hardcover in Great Britain by Little, Brown, an imprint of Little, Brown Book Group, a Hachette U.K. company, London , in 2019"--Title page verso.

"In the latest book in the widely beloved No. 1 Ladies' Detective Agency series, Precious Ramotswe takes on a case for a childhood acquaintance but her inquiries will require an even more delicate touch than usual. Mma Ramotswe reconnects with an old friend who has been having problems with her daughter. Though Precious feels compelled to lend a hand, she discovers that getting involved in family affairs is always a delicate proposion. Mr. J.L.B. Matekoni finds himself embroiled in familial drama as well, when one of his clients asks for help evicting an unwanted houseguest who turns out to be the man's own brother. Elsewhere, Charlie and Fanwell are also involved in tricky matters of the heart, as Queenie-Queenie, Charlie's girlfriend, seems to have transferred her affections to Fanwell. It's up to Mma Makutsi to set things right, but she may be too distracted by her nemesis Violet Sephotho, who has somehow been appointed to the board of a charity. What is Violet up to now? As all of these mysteries are unraveled, Mma Ramotswe and the entire No. 1 Ladies' Detective Agency will be reminded of the value of tried-and-true wisdom--never judge a book by its cover"-- Provided by publisher.

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