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Tears of the Giraffe (No. 1 Ladies Detective Agency, Book 2) Paperback – September 3, 2002

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Alexander McCall Smith (The No. 1 Ladies' Detective Agency) offers the second and third installments of his dignified, humorous Botswanan series. In Tears of the Giraffe, PI Precious Ramotswe tracks a missing American man whose widowed mother appeals to Ramotswe; meanwhile, the imperturbable detective is endangered at home by her fianc‚'s resentful maid.

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“The Miss Marple of Botswana.” The New York Times Book Review

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“I haven’t read anything with such unalloyed pleasure for a long time.” Anthony Daniels, The Sunday Telegraph
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Product Details

  • Paperback: 256 pages
  • Publisher: Anchor (August 1, 2002)
  • Language: English
  • ISBN-10: 1400031354
  • ISBN-13: 978-1400031351
  • Product Dimensions: 5.2 x 0.7 x 8 inches
  • Shipping Weight: 12.6 ounces (View shipping rates and policies)
  • Average Customer Review: 4.3 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (1,558 customer reviews)
  • Amazon Best Sellers Rank: #25,525 in Books (See Top 100 in Books)

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