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Tea Time for the Traditionally Built

by Alexander McCall Smith

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Lisette Lecat
  jmail | Mar 21, 2016 |
When her husband sells her increasingly problematic van and replaces it with a new but ordinary vehicle, Precious Ramotswe sets out, searching all about Botswana, to find her beloved van. Meanwhile, the other ladies of the detective agency find themselves in a slew of personal professional quandaries. ( )
  jepeters333 | Mar 15, 2016 |
They're like a comfortable old shoe, you can always turn to. Mma Ramotswe and crew deliver some more of the same and it just feels good. ( )
  thukpa | Feb 6, 2016 |
They're like a comfortable old shoe, you can always turn to. Mma Ramotswe and crew deliver some more of the same and it just feels good. ( )
  thukpa | Feb 6, 2016 |
They're like a comfortable old shoe, you can always turn to. Mma Ramotswe and crew deliver some more of the same and it just feels good. ( )
  thukpa | Feb 5, 2016 |
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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 fiancé, 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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Precious Ramotswe uses her formidable detection talents to track down her tiny white van--sold by her estimable husband Mr. J.L.B. Matekoni and stolen from its new owner--while simultaneously helping to explain the dreadful losing streak of a local football team and smoothing out a snag in Mma Makutsi's engagement to Mr Phuti Radiphut.… (more)

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