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The Resource The careful use of compliments : [an Isabel Dalhousie novel], Alexander McCall Smith

The careful use of compliments : [an Isabel Dalhousie novel], Alexander McCall Smith

Label
The careful use of compliments : [an Isabel Dalhousie novel]
Title
The careful use of compliments
Title remainder
[an Isabel Dalhousie novel]
Statement of responsibility
Alexander McCall Smith
Creator
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
In addition to being the nosiest and most sympathetic philosopher you are likely to meet, Isabel is now a mother. Charlies, her newborn son, presents her with the myriad wonders of a new life, and doting father Jamie presents her with an intriguing proposal: marriage. In the midst of all this, she receives a disturbing letter announcing that she has been ousted as editor of the Review of Applied Ethics by the ambitious Professor Dove. None of these things, however, in any way diminshes Isabel's curiosity. And when she attends an art auction, she finds an irresistable puzzle: two paintings attributed to a now-deceased artist appear on the market at the same time, and both of them exhibit some unusual characteristics. Are these paintings forgeries? This proves to be sufficient fodder for Isabel's inquisitiveness. So she begins an investigation... and soon finds herself diverging from her philosophical musings about fatherhood onto a path that leads her into the mysteries of the art world and the soul of an artist
Cataloging source
DLC
http://library.link/vocab/creatorDate
1948-
http://library.link/vocab/creatorName
McCall Smith, Alexander
Dewey number
823/.914
Index
no index present
LC call number
PR6063.C326
LC item number
C37 2007
Literary form
fiction
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Dalhousie, Isabel
  • Women philosophers
  • Women detectives
  • Women editors
  • Art dealers
  • Art
  • Edinburgh (Scotland)
Target audience
adult
Label
The careful use of compliments : [an Isabel Dalhousie novel], Alexander McCall Smith
Instantiates
Publication
Note
  • Subtitle from book jacket
  • Paperback issued by Anchor Books, 2007
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
  • nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Dimensions
22 cm.
Edition
First edition
Extent
247 pages
Isbn
9781400077120
Isbn Type
(pbk.)
Lccn
2007015073
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • n
System control number
  • (OCoLC)ocn122974461
  • (Sirsi) o122974461
  • (OCoLC)122974461
  • 1735872
Label
The careful use of compliments : [an Isabel Dalhousie novel], Alexander McCall Smith
Publication
Note
  • Subtitle from book jacket
  • Paperback issued by Anchor Books, 2007
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
  • nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Dimensions
22 cm.
Edition
First edition
Extent
247 pages
Isbn
9781400077120
Isbn Type
(pbk.)
Lccn
2007015073
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • n
System control number
  • (OCoLC)ocn122974461
  • (Sirsi) o122974461
  • (OCoLC)122974461
  • 1735872

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