Tears of the Giraffe

THE SECOND BOOK IN THE BELOVED NO. 1 LADIES' DETECTIVE AGENCY SERIES The one where Precious gains a new family .

Author: Alexander McCall Smith

Publisher: Hachette UK

ISBN: 0748110623

Category: Fiction

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THE SECOND BOOK IN THE BELOVED NO. 1 LADIES' DETECTIVE AGENCY SERIES The one where Precious gains a new family . . . Mma Ramotswe of the No. 1 Ladies' Detective Agency is hoping to set up home with Mr J.L.B. Maketoni. But first she must deal with his scheming, misbehaving maid. She also has to confront the most difficult case of her career so far: that of an American who went missing ten years ago, and about whom all leads have long since dried up. Then there are not one, but two sudden additions to Mma's family . . .

The No 1 Ladies Detective Agency Collection

Author: Alexander McCall Smith

Publisher: Abacus

ISBN: 9780356256511

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Bowker s Guide to Characters in Fiction 2007

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Art and Craft of Southern Africa

40 ) An additional design symbolizing an aspect of animal life is the ' Tears of the
Giraffe ' ( Dikelede ya Thutlwa ) . ' Long ago the hunters would chase and shoot
giraffes . The giraffe cries before he dies and leaves a trail of tears ' , weaver ...

Author: Rhoda Levinsohn

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Category: Basket making

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Women Art and Geometry in Southern Africa

Tears of the Giraffe ' are depicted by parallel lines or dots , originating from the
time when women followed men on the hunt . They observed the giraffe shedding
tears as the hunters closed in for the kill . To commemorate the death of the ...

Author: Paulus Gerdes

Publisher: Africa Research and Publications

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Category: Design

Page: 244

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The main objective of the book is to call attention to some mathematical ideas incorporated in the patterns invented by women in Southern Africa. An appreciation of these mathematical traditions may lead to their preservation, revival and development. Use of female art traditional forms has implications in the field of mathematics education.

Marang

Alexander McCall Smith , Tears of the Giraffe . Edinburgh : Polygon , 2000. ISBN
07486-6273-1 . Paper . 202 pp . ress , 1991 . Ayi Kwei Armah . Trenton , NJ and
Reading Against Detective stories fall for the most part into one of two categories
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Research in African Literatures

Rather , she sets up a detective agency and is all set to take on the problems of
others — and this is the point at which we move on to the next book , Tears of the
Giraffe . AMS : I must point out that originally I had thought that I would only write
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The Pluralist

A good example of her turn away from theory toward art in seeking solutions
appears in McCall Smith ' s Tears of the Giraffe . The case of Mr . Badule is
complex ; he comes to Mma Ramotswe suspecting and wanting to know whether
his wife ...

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The Eclectic Magazine of Foreign Literature Science and Art

W. camel , and giraffe shed tears under emotions S. Green in New Zealand ; and
to Mr. W ' . of grief and sorrow . The parrot does not shed O. McEwan . tears but
possesses a kindred power of sobbing . Chimpanzees will weep at dread of ...

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Chamber s Journal of Popular Literature Science and Arts

Mrs Gravenor was surprised when his name THE GIRAFFE AT HOME . was
announced ; however , she received him . ... With tears witnessed their swift and
extraordinary paces when streaming from her eyes , she kissed the super-
pursued ...

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World Authors 2000 2005

The Precious Ramotswe series now comprises several novels : Tears of the
Giraffe appeared in 2000 , followed by Morality for Beautiful Girls ( 2001 ) , The
Kalahari Typing School for Men ( 2002 ) , The Full Cupboard of Life ( 2003 ) —for
 ...

Author: Jennifer Curry

Publisher: Hw Wilson Company

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Category: Biography & Autobiography

Page: 800

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Representing a broad range of ethnic diversity, these in-depth profiles present fascinating accounts of lives and careers, the circumstances under which works were produced, and their literary significance. Each profile also includes critical evaluation, a list of the author's principal works with date first published, a list of major critical works, and a portrait or photograph where available.

Black Art

Mrs . Xania and I spoke as she worked on the broken lines representing the
flowing tears in the " Tears of the Giraffe " design ... of a bygone era , according to
weaver Dikgang Rasekete : “ Long ago the hunters would chase and shoot
giraffes .

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Category: African American art

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The Giraffe hunters

Groot Willem turned away with his eyes full of tears , and went off in pursuit of his
horse . CHAPTER XIV . THE LAGOON . n N returning to the camp , they found
that Hendrik and Arend had been successful in their chase of the antelopes , and
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Author: Mayne Reid

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Category: Africa

Page: 302

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The Phrenological Journal and Science of Health

As it is true that certain animals A giraffe , wounded by a rifle shot , possess the
physical qualifications for was also found to have tears trickling laughter , so also
is it correct that they from the lashes of his dark , humid eyes . possess all the ...

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Chambers s Journal

Mrs Gravenor was surprised when his name THE GIRAFFE AT HOME . was
announced ; however , she received him . ... With tears witnessed their swift and
extraordinary paces when streaming from her eyes , she kissed the super -
pursued ...

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The Eclectic Magazine

... Emil Boss , the Swiss guide of the Rev. W. camel , and giraffe shed tears under
emotions S. Green in New Zealand ; and to Mr. W. of grief and sorrow . The parrot
does not shed 0. McEwan , tears but possesses a kindred power of sobbing .

Author: John Holmes Agnew

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Book Review Index

Author: Gale Group

Publisher: Book Review Index Cumulation

ISBN: 9780787665791

Category: Literary Criticism

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'Book Review Index' provides quick access to reviews of books, periodicals, books on tape and electronic media representing a wide range of popular, academic and professional interests. More than 600 publications are indexed, including journals and national general interest publications and newspapers. 'Book Review Index' is available in a three-issue subscription covering the current year or as an annual cumulation covering the past year.

The Giraffe Man

A fresh release of tears floods my cheeks . Where was I ? Oh yes , the Brompton
cemetery in London . I don ' t remember the inscription on Tauber ' s grave but I
do remember curling up next to him , full of gratitude for the many years of ...

Author: John Eppel

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Category: English literature

Page: 118

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The Giraffe

The eyes themselves are exceptionally large with active lacrimal glands ; some
giraffe at the Taronga Zoo have eyes which drip tears onto the ground . The bone
structure around the orbits appears deep , but it is not excessively so . Those of ...

Author: Anne Innis Dagg

Publisher: Krieger Publishing Company

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Category: Nature

Page: 232

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Wonders of Giraffes

One reason the giraffe's eyes are so bright and sparkling is the presence of
extremely active tear ducts . Giraffes are sometimes seen “ crying , ” their tears
dripping to the ground . Some zoologists claim the giraffe has an outstanding
sense of ...

Author: Sigmund A. Lavine

Publisher: Putnam Publishing Group

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Category: Juvenile Nonfiction

Page: 80

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Discusses the unique African animal with the long neck, and, briefly, its only relative, the okapi.