The Minor Adjustment Beauty Salon

This is the fourteenth installment in the series. This ebook edition includes a Reading Group Guide.

Author: Alexander McCall Smith

Publisher: Anchor

ISBN: 0307908143

Category: Fiction

Page: 256

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Modern ideas get tangled up with traditional ones in the latest intriguing installment in the beloved, best-selling No. 1 Ladies’ Detective Agency series. Precious Ramotswe has taken on two puzzling cases. First she is approached by the lawyer Mma Sheba, who is the executor of a deceased farmer’s estate. Mma Sheba has a feeling that the young man who has stepped forward may be falsely impersonating the farmer’s nephew in order to claim his inheritance. Mma Ramotswe agrees to visit the farm and find out what she can about the self-professed nephew. Then the proprietor of the Minor Adjustment Beauty Salon comes to Mma Ramotswe for advice. The opening of her new salon has been shadowed by misfortune. Not only has she received a bad omen in the mail, but rumors are swirling that the salon is using dangerous products that burn people’s skin. Could someone be trying to put the salon out of business? Meanwhile, at the office, Mma Ramotswe has noticed something different about Grace Makutsi lately. Though Mma Makutsi has mentioned nothing, it has become clear that she is pregnant . . . But in Botswana—a land where family has always been held above all else—this may be cause for controversy as well as celebration. With genuine warmth, sympathy, and wit, Alexander McCall Smith explores some tough questions about married life, parenthood, grief, and the importance of the traditions that shape and guide our lives. This is the fourteenth installment in the series. This ebook edition includes a Reading Group Guide.

Number One Ladies Detective Agency

In the latest book in the beloved best-selling series of mysteries set in Botswana, Mma Ramotswe is asked to help the proprietor of the Minor Adjustment Beauty Salon, who is having trouble with her business.

Author: Alexander McCall Smith

Publisher:

ISBN: 9780307378415

Category: Botswana

Page: 242

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"The No. 1 Ladies' Detective Agency series is moving to the fall! In the latest book in the beloved best-selling series of mysteries set in Botswana, Mma Ramotswe is asked to help the proprietor of the Minor Adjustment Beauty Salon, who is having trouble with her business. The salon has suffered some unfortunate events, including face cream that burns the skin. Could someone be trying to put the salon out of business? Meanwhile, on the home front, Mma Makutsi is going to have a baby. But in Botswana--a land where family has always been held above all else but which is on the crossroads between old and new--this may be cause for as much controversy as celebration"--

The Limpopo Academy Of Private Detection

The Minor Adjustment Beauty Salon. She slowed down. The premises was a
small tin shed – not much more than a shack – topped with a freshly painted
notice announcing the name of the concern and laying claim to national
preeminence in ...

Author: Alexander McCall Smith

Publisher: Hachette UK

ISBN: 0748118861

Category: Fiction

Page: 256

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THE THIRTEENTH BOOK IN THE BELOVED NO. 1 LADIES' DETECTIVE AGENCY SERIES The one where Mma Ramotswe meets her hero . . . Mma Ramotswe, normally a peaceful sleeper, finds her slumbers disturbed by dreams of a tall stranger - but she is not quite ready to learn what this vision portends. Soon even Mma Makutsi has to admit that untoward things are occurring around the No. 1 Ladies' Detective Agency: at Speedy motors, Fanwell finds himself in trouble with the law, and the indomitable Mma Potokwani disappears from the orphan farm. Armed with courage, kindness and an instinct for the truth, Mma Ramotswe sets out to restore order . . .

The Psychology of Beauty

Creation of a Beautiful Self Ellen Sinkman. 6. Concerning the magnetism of
smells, Napoleon is ... In a work of fiction, a beauty parlor was named “The Minor
Adjustment Beauty Salon.” (Smith, 2012, p. 100) This sounds as ifit isjust the
salon for ...

Author: Ellen Sinkman

Publisher: Rowman & Littlefield

ISBN: 0765708426

Category: Philosophy

Page: 173

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This book addresses the vital importance of beauty, its sources, and manifestations in everyone s lives including psychotherapy patients. During psychotherapy, patients manifest or defend against the desire to be beautiful. This book considers definitions of beauty, gender identity themes, and origins of beauty in the mother-infant relationship."

The Mystery of Meerkat Hill

1 Ladies' Detective Agency Tears of the Giraffe Morality for Beautiful Girls The
Kalahari Typing School for Men The Full ... The Saturday Big Tent Wedding Party
The Limpopo Academy of Private Detection The Minor Adjustment Beauty Salon
 ...

Author: Alexander McCall Smith

Publisher: Anchor

ISBN: 0345804473

Category: Juvenile Fiction

Page: 96

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Precious wants to be a detective when she grows up. She is always practicing at being a detective by asking questions and finding out about other people’s lives. There are two new students in her class, a girl called Teb and a boy called Pontsho. She learns that they are brother and sister, and—even more exciting—that Pontsho has a clever pet meerkat named Kosi. One day, Teb and Pontsho’s family’s cow disappears. Precious helps them look for clues to find the cow. But getting the cow back home will require some quick thinking and help from an unexpected source.

Talking Book Topics

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Tax Court Memorandum Decisions

Such downward adjustment was allowed because the Commissioner failed to
differentiate ... During 1978 petitioner was employed as a hair stylist for the
Seligman and Latz Beauty Salon ( the Salon ) in the Lord and Taylor Store on
Fifth ...

Author: Commerce Clearing House

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Category: Taxation

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Contains the full texts of all Tax Court decisions entered from Oct. 24, 1942 to date, with case table and topical index.

American Federal Tax Reports

... of the Doportunity to gain or lowe except from beauty salon operator , or
independent conthe work of their hands and these simple tracton . The court held
. tools " Silk at 717 - 18 the Supreme Court found it insignisk ant that they worked
The beauty operators ' tools and supplies ... 197 % ) , involved the issue furniture
, and make minor adjustments on of whether the planuil was entitled to a their
trucks .

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Buildings for the Elderly

Fees for special services like nursing, medical atment, therapy, beauty salon, etc.
4. ... The site and building may demand minor adjustments; moving in entails
costs not usually budgeted; operation costs may be higher during the initial ...

Author: Noverre Musson

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Category: Architecture

Page: 216

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Recent Pasts

... and foremost , however , it aspired to the Californian style he copied from some
magazines that his girlfriend ( and future wife ) Estella found at a beauty salon . ...
on minor design adjustments here and there , such ZERO ART IN TIJUANA ?

Author: John C. Welchman

Publisher: Jrp Ringier Kunstverlag Ag

ISBN: 9783905701203

Category: Art

Page: 207

View: 165

This first volume presents an assessment of the vital and influential art scene in Southern California since 1990.

Tax Procedure Digest

Taxpayer , a hair stylist in the beauty salon of a New York City department store ,
reported that he received the same amount ... The IRS ' s determination , with a
minor downward adjustment to account for transient customers who did not tip as
 ...

Author: Daniel E. Feld

Publisher: Warren Gorham & Lamont

ISBN:

Category: Tax administration and procedure

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Vogue

To hear Moshe Shike , M.D. , describe Sloan - Kettering's prevention center is to
picture a full - service beauty salon , one ... the French chef , could curb the olive
oil in his recipes , then I suppose I can live with making a few minor adjustments .

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Category: Dressmaking

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Drawing an Elusive Line

... and inert victim . the viewer , as she solemnly rises heavenward , that Although
Prud'hon made many minor adjustments renders her unapproachable even ... 77
his most telling changes focus on this pathetic In the Salon of 1808 Prud'hon's
Psyche con- figure . ... These a site of visual pleasure , his defiled beauty is
meant dynamic allegories , who rush across the canvas in to evoke wrath and
pity . their ...

Author: Elizabeth E. Guffey

Publisher: University of Delaware Press

ISBN: 9780874137347

Category: Art

Page: 274

View: 173

Moreover, the book explores Prud'hon's prescient comprehension of a dawning art market among the newly powerful middle class while tracing the sources of his more traditional imperial patronage. In surveying the breadth of Prud'hon's graphic output, Drawing an Elusive Line includes more than 150 drawings by the artist, some little known or previously unpublished."--Jacket.

Mademoiselle

For elegant , beautiful hands in minutes , nothing comes close to artificial nails . ...
BEAUTY Q & A - getting rid of undereye circles ; coloring premature - gray hair ;
whitening yellow teeth ; nailstrengthening treatments 128 WHEN SHOULD YOU
PUT ... Minor adjustments to length are easiest done with a file after application .

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Social Casework

The smallest business was a beauty salon with ten employees ; the largest , a
major oil company with 100 , 000 employees ... Findings A full range of emotional
disturbances was reported , from minor depression and adjustment and anxiety ...

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The New York Times Magazine

Beauty BY LINDA WELLS Many stylists now favor cuts that HERE ARE SOME
WOMEN WHO , at the faintest whiff of a ... And then there are the adapters , those
who make minor adjustments to bring them up - to - date . ... By now , many
women have long hair , but don't necessarily want it to be all the same length , ”
says John Sahag , a haircutter who owns a salon in New York City bearing his
name .

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Kikuji Ishimoto and the Shirokiya Department Store

( figure 23 ] A fifth floor including a hair salon and a beauty parlor was added in
1919 , and the building was augmented with a tower ... Shirokiya and Mitsukoshi
essentially replicated their preearthquake buildings with minor adjustments .

Author: Ari Dov Seligmann

Publisher:

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Page: 344

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International Record Review

... from a Brooklyn beauty parlour rather than the smoky battlefield but there was
both vigor and luster in her accurate , energetic ... Finally , Joseph Kerman's ' A (
Bach ) Motet for Andrew ' makes minor adjustments to the implicitly vocal E major
 ...

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Planning and Property Reports

CITY OF TORONTO COMMITTEE OF ADJUSTMENT Signs Premises No . ...
DECISION : ( 26th May , 1960 ) Application refused , as being not reasonable
and not coming within the meaning of a minor variance . ... This was an
application for permission to erect to the front of beauty salon premises a
projecting neon sign of ...

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Cal OSHA Reporter

... of the presence of the violation or if the Division finds the violation is minor ,
resulting in no substantial health hazard . ... There was no evidence , however ,
that this condition existed when the Employer walked through the beauty salon
with the employee . ... The proposed penalty was correctly computed by the
Division , including adjustment for good faith based on the quality of its safety
program .

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Category: Industrial hygiene

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