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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©2008 Alexander McCall Smith; (P)2008 Recorded Books, LLC.
"Alexander McCall Smith's big-hearted Botswanan stories [allow] his readers to escape into a world of simple, picturesque pleasures and upstanding virtues." (The New York Times Book Review)
"The best, most charming, honest, hilarious, and life-affirming books to appear in years." (The Plain Dealer)
Mother and Grandmother with varied reading interests, just needs to be unique enough to hold my attention.
Easy listening fun!
what I like best about all of the series, fun cases, keeps you guessing, good clean detective stories with an African twist
her beautiful voice
Charlie surprised me this book by showing some sensitivity
keep em coming please!
i enjoy being listing the words are the same
i have enjoyed the whole batch of books
the pronunciation of the names
i realy enjoyed all the books
I was very much looking forward to listening to this book because I had read other books in this series and found them amusing and interesting. I was very disappointed by both the Author and especially by the narrator, Lisette Lecat, who was not only exceedingly s-l-o-w, but pronounced every 'M' as MMMMMM, until I couldn't stand to hear another word, even when I put my Ipod on 'faster' speed. It was so slow and boring I couldn't even tell you what it was about.
I'm not sure which number this is in the Ladies' Detective Agency series, but for the first time in reading these, I found myself a bit tired of it all. For any who love Smith's skill and insight as a writer, and likewise the characters in Mma Ramotswe's world, it's worth reading. I'm glad I did . . .but feel ready to move on now.
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