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La primera detective de Botsuana [Paperback]

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En Botswana nunca haba habido una mujer detective... hasta el da en que Mma Ramotswe decide abrir su pequea oficina al pie del monte Kgale, cerca del desierto de Kalahari. Le basta con unas sillas, dos mesas, un telfono y una secretaria... adems de unas tazas para invitar a los clientes a tomar un t. Qu otra cosa se requiere para resolver misterios? Al fin y al cabo, no se han dedicado siempre las mujeres a escuchar y a intentar solucionar los problemas de los dems frente a una taza de t?

Mma Ramotswe no es una irnica intelectual ni una aguerrida ex polica, sino una mujer alegre y rolliza, cargada de sentido comn y con un firme deseo de ayudar al prjimo. En su opinin, muchas personas no saben distinguir el bien del mal, y hay que ensearles la diferencia. Hurfana, superviviente de un matrimonio infernal y madre por slo cinco das, esta Miss Marple africana sabe reconocer el dolor ajeno, y quiere contribuir a aliviarlo. Sus mtodos son tal vez poco ortodoxos, pero tambin lo son sus casos, as como sus atribulados clientes.

Con sus acertadas descripciones y sus sensatos comentarios, la protagonista de esta novela nos introduce paso a paso en la realidad de un pas lejano y desconocido, donde la teconologa convive con las tradiciones mgicas, y donde resulta ms fcil conocer las noticias de boca de las vecinas que leyendo la prensa.

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Item Specifications...

Pages   224
Est. Packaging Dimensions:   Length: 9" Width: 5.8" Height: 0.7"
Weight:   0.55 lbs.
Binding  Softcover
Release Date   Feb 10, 2003
Publisher   Ediciones Urano
ISBN  8495618389  
ISBN13  9788495618382  

Availability  0 units.

More About Alexander McCall Smith

Alexander McCall Smith Alexander McCall Smith is the author of the No. 1 Ladies Detective Agency series, the Isabel Dalhousie series, the Portuguese Irregular Verbs series, and the 44 Scotland Street series. He is professor emeritus of medical law at the University of Edinburgh in Scotland and has served with many national and international organizations concerned with bioethics. He was born in what is now known as Zimbabwe and was a law professor at the University of Botswana. He lives in Scotland."

Alexander McCall Smith currently resides in Edinburgh. Alexander McCall Smith was born in 1948 and has an academic affiliation as follows - University of Edinburgh.

Alexander McCall Smith has published or released items in the following series...
  1. 44 Scotland Street Novels
  2. Corduroy Mansions
  3. Isabel Dalhousie
  4. Isabel Dalhousie Mysteries (Paperback)
  5. No. 1 Ladies Detective Agency
  6. No. 1 Ladies Detective Agency (Paperback)
  7. No. 1 Ladies' Detective Agency
  8. Precious Ramotswe Mystery for Young Readers
  9. Puffin Classics
  10. Vintage Classics
  11. Writers on Writers

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