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Alexander McCall Smith is best known for his charming No. 1 Ladies’ Detective Agency series, featuring Precious Ramotswe, Botswana’s premier lady detective. A prolific writer, McCall Smith is the author of more than 100 books, including Emma, his modern retelling of the Jane Austen classic, as well as the 44 Scotland Street series, the Isabel Dalhousie series, and others. His books have appeared on bestseller lists around the world and have been translated into more than 40 languages.

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October 2019



To the Land of Long Lost Friends (No. 1 Ladies' Detective Agency Series #20)
Alexander McCall Smith
Author Event (Mystery)
Wednesday October 23, 2019 7:00 PM Come celebrate the 20th mystery in the widely beloved No. 1 Ladies' Detective Agency series! In To The Land of Long Lost Friends, Precious Ramotswe takes on a case for a childhood acquaintance and finds that family relationships are always a tricky proposition---even for Botswana's premier female detective. It's always a fun-filled evening when Alexander McCall Smith is in the house!

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