The No. 1 Ladies' Detective AgencyBook - 2005
Fans around the world adore the best-selling No. 1 Ladies' Detective Agency series and its proprietor, Precious Ramotswe, Botswana's premier lady detective. In this charming series, Mma Ramotswe--with help from her loyal associate, Grace Makutsi--navigates her cases and her personal life with wisdom, good humor, and the occasional cup of tea.
The beloved first novel in The No. 1 Ladies' Detective Agency series, now available for the first time in hardcover, tells the story of the delightfully cunning and enormously engaging Precious Ramotswe, who is drawn to her profession to "help people with problems in their lives." Immediately upon setting up shop in a small storefront in Gaborone, Mma Ramotswe is hired to track down a missing husband, uncover a con man, and follow a wayward daughter. But the case that tugs at her heart-and lands her in danger-is that of a missing eleven-year-old boy who may have been snatched by witch doctors.
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Precious Ramotswe is the first female private detective in Botswana, and she has her work cut out for her. In this first installment of a long-running series, Precious investigates several local mysteries while establishing her business. These mysteries are upbeat, engaging, and richly described.
Working in Gaborone, Botswana, Precious Ramotswe investigates several local mysteries. Her wisdom and humor, and her love of Africa, shines through pages as she explores her clients’ problems the conditions of Botswana.
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