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The colors of all the cattle, Alexander McCall Smith

Label
The colors of all the cattle
Title
The colors of all the cattle
Statement of responsibility
Alexander McCall Smith
Title variation
Colours of all the cattle
Creator
Author
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
"When Mma Potokwane suggests to Mma Ramotswe that she run for a seat on the Gaborone City Council, Mma Ramotswe is at first reluctant. But when she learns that developers plan to build the flashy Big Fun Hotel next to a graveyard, she allows herself to be persuaded. Her opponent is none other than Mma Makutsi's old nemesis, Violet Sephotho, who is in the pocket of the hotel developers. Although Violet is intent on using every trick in the book to secure her election, Mma Ramotswe refuses to guarantee anything beyond what she can deliver; hence her slogan: 'I can't promise anything--but I shall do my best.' Meanwhile, Mma Ramotswe has acquired a new client: one of her late father's old friends, who was the victim of a hit-and-run accident. Charlie volunteers to be the lead investigator in the case to prove he's ready to be more than an apprentice, as well as to impress a new girlfriend. With Charlie's inquiries landing him in hot water and Election Day fast approaching, Mma Ramotswe will have to call upon her good humor and generosity of spirit to help the community navigate these thorny issues, and to prove that honesty and compassion will always carry the day"--
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Summary
Reluctantly running for City Council when a flashy developer announces plans to build a hotel beside a graveyard, Mma Ramotswe, aided by the loyal Mma Potokwane, taps her humor and generosity of spirit to outmaneuver a corrupt rival.
Pace
Tone
Writing style
Character
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http://library.link/vocab/ext/novelist/bookUI
10738573
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DLC
http://library.link/vocab/creatorDate
1948-
http://library.link/vocab/creatorName
McCall Smith, Alexander
Dewey number
823/.914
Index
no index present
LC call number
PR6063.C326
LC item number
C64 2017
Literary form
fiction
http://library.link/vocab/resourcePreferred
True
Series statement
No. 1 Ladies' Detective Agency novel
Series volume
[book 19]
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Women private investigators
  • No. 1 Ladies' Detective Agency (Imaginary organization)
  • Women city council members
  • Local elections
Summary expansion
ATLAS
Target audience
adult
Label
The colors of all the cattle, Alexander McCall Smith
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Publication
Copyright
Note
Series numeration from NoveList
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Control code
21427437
Dimensions
25 cm.
Edition
First United States edition.
Extent
228 pages
Isbn
9781524747800
Lccn
2018032018
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
n
System control number
(OCoLC)1045646734
Label
The colors of all the cattle, Alexander McCall Smith
Publication
Copyright
Note
Series numeration from NoveList
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Control code
21427437
Dimensions
25 cm.
Edition
First United States edition.
Extent
228 pages
Isbn
9781524747800
Lccn
2018032018
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
n
System control number
(OCoLC)1045646734

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