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Tears of the Giraffe

Alexander McCall Smith

Precious Ramotswe is the eminently sensible and cunning proprietor of the only ladies’ detective agency in Botswana. In Tears of the Giraffe she tracks a wayward wife, uncovers an unscrupulous maid, and searches for an American man who disappeared into the plains many years ago. In the midst of resolving uncertainties, pondering her impending marriage to a good, kind man, Mr. J. L. B. Matekoni, and the promotion of her talented secretary (a graduate of the Botswana Secretarial College, with a mark of 97 per cent), she also finds her family suddenly and unexpectedly increased by two.

Precious Ramotswe is the eminently sensible and cunning proprietor of the only ladies’ detective agency in Botswana. In Tears of the Giraffe she tracks a wayward wife, uncovers an unscrupulous maid, and searches for an American man who disappeared into the plains many years ago. In the midst of resolving uncertainties, pondering her impending marriage to a good, kind man, Mr. J. L. B. Matekoni, and the promotion of her talented secretary (a graduate of the Botswana Secretarial College, with a mark of 97 per cent), she also finds her family suddenly and unexpectedly increased by two.
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Precious Ramotswe is the eminently sensible and cunning proprietor of the only ladies’ detective agency in Botswana. In Tears of the Giraffe she tracks a wayward wife, uncovers an unscrupulous maid, and searches for an American man who disappeared into the plains many years ago. In the midst of resolving uncertainties, pondering her impending marriage to a good, kind man, Mr. J. L. B. Matekoni, and the promotion of her talented secretary (a graduate of the Botswana Secretarial College, with a mark of 97 per cent), she also finds her family suddenly and unexpectedly increased by two.

Language:

English

Narrators:

Lisette Lecat

Length:

7h 49m


Chapters

Free Sample

05:00

Introduction
Introduction

00:47


Chapter 1
Chapter 1

29:06


Chapter 2
Chapter 2

19:39


Chapter 3
Chapter 3

24:45


Chapter 4
Chapter 4

27:10


Chapter 5
Chapter 5

20:57


Chapter 6
Chapter 6

29:47


Chapter 7
Chapter 7

17:45


Chapter 8
Chapter 8

12:38


Chapter 9
Chapter 9

13:31


Chapter 10
Chapter 10

20:40


Chapter 11
Chapter 11

23:33


Chapter 12
Chapter 12

13:27


Chapter 13
Chapter 13

49:00


Chapter 14
Chapter 14

16:54


Chapter 15
Chapter 15

18:36


Chapter 16
Chapter 16

17:29


Chapter 17
Chapter 17

40:15


Chapter 18
Chapter 18

09:28


Chapter 19
Chapter 19

32:44


Chapter 20
Chapter 20

30:17


Chapter 21
Chapter 21

01:06