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Tea time for the traditionally built

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The latest installment of this universally beloved and best-selling series finds Precious Ramotswe in personal need of her own formidable detection talents . . . . Mma Ramotswe's ever-ready tiny white van has recently developed a rather disturbing noise. Of course, Mr. J.L.B. Matekoni-her estimable husband and one of Botswana's most talented mechanics--is the man to turn to for help. But Precious suspects he might simply condemn the van and replace it with something more modern. Can she find a way to save her old friend? In the meantime, Mma Makutsi discovers that her old rival Violet Sephotho, who could not have gotten more than fifty percent on her typing final at the Botswana Secretarial College, has set her sights on none other than Mma Makutsi's fiance, Phuti Radiphuti. Can Mma Ramotswe's intuition save the day? Finally, the proprietor of a local football team has enlisted the No. 1 Ladies' Detective Agency to help explain its dreadful losing streak. The owner of the team is convinced he as a traitor in his midst. But how is Mma Ramotswe, who has never seen a football match in her life, going to discern who is throwing the game? Help, it turns out, may come from an unexpected quarter. There are few mysteries that can't be solved and fewer problems that can't be fixed when the irrepressible Precious Ramotswe puts her mind to them. A good cup of red bush tea might be the best solution of all.
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Grouping LanguageEnglish (eng)
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seriesNo. 1 Ladies Detective Agency
The No. 1 Ladies' Detective Agency
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Botswana -- Fiction
Botswana -- Social life and customs -- Fiction
Large type books
Mystery fiction
No. 1 Ladies' Detective Agency (Imaginary organization) -- Fiction
Ramotswe, Precious -- (Fictitious character) -- Fiction
Women private investigators -- Botswana -- Fiction
title_displayTea time for the traditionally built
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Tea time for the traditionally built / by Alexander McCall Smith
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title_shortTea time for the traditionally built
Humor (Fiction)
Large type books
No. 1 Ladies' Detective Agency (Imaginary organization)
Ramotswe, Precious
Social life and customs
Women private investigators