The good husband of Zebra Drive / Alexander McCall Smith.

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      MCCALL SMITH, A. The good husband of Zebra Drive. [s. l.]: Pantheon Books, 2007. ISBN 9780375422737. Disponível em: http://search.ebscohost.com/login.aspx?direct=true&site=eds-live&db=cat05595a&AN=fay.225836. Acesso em: 20 set. 2020.
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      McCall Smith A. The Good Husband of Zebra Drive. Pantheon Books; 2007. Accessed September 20, 2020. http://search.ebscohost.com/login.aspx?direct=true&site=eds-live&db=cat05595a&AN=fay.225836
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      McCall Smith, A. (2007). The good husband of Zebra Drive. Pantheon Books.
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      McCall Smith, Alexander. 2007. The Good Husband of Zebra Drive. Pantheon Books. http://search.ebscohost.com/login.aspx?direct=true&site=eds-live&db=cat05595a&AN=fay.225836.
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      McCall Smith, A. (2007) The good husband of Zebra Drive. Pantheon Books. Available at: http://search.ebscohost.com/login.aspx?direct=true&site=eds-live&db=cat05595a&AN=fay.225836 (Accessed: 20 September 2020).
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      McCall Smith, A 2007, The good husband of Zebra Drive, Pantheon Books, viewed 20 September 2020, .
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      McCall Smith, Alexander. The Good Husband of Zebra Drive. Pantheon Books, 2007. EBSCOhost, search.ebscohost.com/login.aspx?direct=true&site=eds-live&db=cat05595a&AN=fay.225836.
    • Chicago/Turabian: Humanities:
      McCall Smith, Alexander. The Good Husband of Zebra Drive. Pantheon Books, 2007. http://search.ebscohost.com/login.aspx?direct=true&site=eds-live&db=cat05595a&AN=fay.225836.
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      McCall Smith A. The good husband of Zebra Drive [Internet]. Pantheon Books; 2007 [cited 2020 Sep 20]. Available from: http://search.ebscohost.com/login.aspx?direct=true&site=eds-live&db=cat05595a&AN=fay.225836

Reviews

Booklist Reviews 2007 March #2

/*Starred Review*/ Scotsman McCall Smith's best-selling novels featuring "traditionally built" Botswana sleuth Precious Ramotswe continue to resonate with poignancy, wisdom, and wit. Fans of the series will appreciate the deeper characterizations in this eighth entry, particularly that of Mma Ramotswe's bespectacled assistant, Mma Makutsi, whose professional priorities seem to shift after her engagement to a wealthy man. McCall Smith (whose vast opus includes the Isabel Dalhousie, 44 Scotland Street, and Portuguese Irregular Verb series) serves up a compelling mystery, too, involving a series of patients who have died at the same time of the week in the same hospital bed. This time around, Mma Ramotswe's devoted husband (and first-class mechanic) J. L. B. Matekoni also tries his hand at the detective business, catering to a rude client who suspects her husband of infidelity. The case prompts Mr. Matekoni to wonder whether he's exciting enough for his cherished wife. Of course, no matter what dramas the day brings, Mma Ramotswe always has time to enjoy a cup of red bush tea and revel in the beauty of her native land. Peace and prosperity prevail in Botswana, where McCall Smith, who was born in Zimbabwe, spent time as a professor of law. The No. 1 Ladies' Detective Agency series is his love letter to a country whose salubrious climate is matched by the warmth and humanity of its people. ((Reviewed March 15, 2007)) Copyright 2007 Booklist Reviews.

LJ Reviews 2006 December #1

The "something special" that Mama Ramotswe's husband planned for their adopted daughter hits a snag in the eighth of the popular series. Twelve-city tour. Copyright 2006 Reed Business Information.

PW Reviews 2007 February #4

Smith once again combines a loving depiction of ordinary life in modern Botswana with memorable characters and an engaging mystery in the eighth installment in his beloved No. 1 Ladies Detective series (after Blue Shoes and Happiness ). Dr. Cronje, who's half Xhosa and half Afrikaner, consults Smith's sleuth, the gentle and insightful Precious Ramotswe, because patients at his hospital who have occupied a particular bed have been dying mysteriously at the same time of day. Meanwhile, Mma Ramotswe's recently engaged assistant, Grace Makutsi, threatens to break their longstanding association. Mma Ramotswe must adjust their relationship in order to retain Mma Makutsi's services. The author's subtlety of touch and humane portrayal of figures at all levels of society will continue to win him new readers even as his deepening of the ties binding the main figures will satisfy those who have followed the lady detectives from their first recorded case. (Apr.)

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