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The Resource The revolving door of life : a 44 Scotland Street novel, Alexander McCall Smith ; illustrations by Ian McIntosh

The revolving door of life : a 44 Scotland Street novel, Alexander McCall Smith ; illustrations by Ian McIntosh

Label
The revolving door of life : a 44 Scotland Street novel
Title
The revolving door of life
Title remainder
a 44 Scotland Street novel
Statement of responsibility
Alexander McCall Smith ; illustrations by Ian McIntosh
Creator
Author
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
Excitement abounds when the revolving door of life brings fresh faces and hilarious new developments to the residents of 44 Scotland Street. Things are looking up for seven-year-old Bertie Pollock. The arrival of his spirited grandmother and the absence of his meddlesome mother--who is currently running a book club in a Bedouin harem (don't ask)--bring unforeseen blessings: no psychotherapy, no Italian lessons, and no yoga classes. Meanwhile, surprises await Scotland Street's grown-ups. Matthew makes a discovery that could be a major windfall for his family, but also presents a worrisome dilemma. Pat learns a secret about her father's fianc?e that may shake up her family, unless she can convince the perpetually narcissistic Bruce to help her out. And the Duke of Johannesburg finds himself in sudden need of an explanation--and an escape route--when accosted by a determined guest at a soir?e. From the cunning schemes of the Association of Scottish Nudists to the myriad expressive possibilities of the word "aye," Alexander McCall Smith guides us through the risks and rewards of friendship, love, and family with his usual inimitable wit and irresistible charm. From the Trade Paperback edition
Member of
Summary
While Matthew and Espeth forge ahead with parenting energetic triplets, young Bertie outwits his domineering mother, Big Lou continues to search for love and the clever canine Cyril settles into the routines of newlywed life
Storyline
Pace
Tone
Writing style
Character
http://library.link/vocab/ext/novelist/bookUI
10468679
Cataloging source
B@L
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
R48 2016
Literary form
novels
Nature of contents
dictionaries
http://library.link/vocab/resourcePreferred
True
Series statement
44 Scotland Street series
Series volume
book 10
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
Edinburgh (Scotland)
Target audience
adult
Label
The revolving door of life : a 44 Scotland Street novel, Alexander McCall Smith ; illustrations by Ian McIntosh
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Publication
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online resource
Carrier category code
  • cr
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier.
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent.
Control code
ocn936213504
Dimensions
unknown
Extent
1 online resource.
Form of item
online
Isbn
9781101971925
Media category
computer
Media MARC source
rdamedia.
Media type code
  • c
Sound
unknown sound
Specific material designation
  • other
  • remote
Stock number
D47E920D-2515-416A-B2CA-8586ED30835B
Label
The revolving door of life : a 44 Scotland Street novel, Alexander McCall Smith ; illustrations by Ian McIntosh
Link
Publication
Carrier category
online resource
Carrier category code
  • cr
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier.
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent.
Control code
ocn936213504
Dimensions
unknown
Extent
1 online resource.
Form of item
online
Isbn
9781101971925
Media category
computer
Media MARC source
rdamedia.
Media type code
  • c
Sound
unknown sound
Specific material designation
  • other
  • remote
Stock number
D47E920D-2515-416A-B2CA-8586ED30835B

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