SPECIAL TICKETED VIRTUAL EVENT: Bestselling author Alexander McCall Smith will share How to Raise an Elephant, the next book in his perennially adored No. 1 Ladies' Detective Agency series, which sees Precious Ramotswe calling upon all her maternal instincts when she's faced with a two-ton case.
Please note the morning start time, as the author will be joining us from Scotland!
“An escape from life’s woes as well as a suggestion for how to make the whole deal more palatable—fragility, fruit cake, and all.” —The Boston Globe
HOW TO RAISE AN ELEPHANT is the next book in the perennially adored No. 1 Ladies' Detective Agency series sees Precious Ramotswe calling upon all her maternal instincts when she's faced with a two-ton case. They say it takes a village to raise a child, but can Mma Ramotswe and the rest of the No. 1 Ladies' Detective Agency come together to raise a pipsqueak pachyderm? We may find out in this novel. We may not. Who can say?
ALEXANDER McCALL SMITH is the author of the No. 1 Ladies' Detective Agency novels and of a number of other series and stand-alone books. His works have been translated into more than forty languages and have been best sellers throughout the world. He lives in Scotland.
Tickets include entry to the virtual event plus a hardcover copy of HOW TO RAISE AN ELEPHANT. Please note that your book will become available after publication date on November 24th.
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