The Resource The careful use of compliments, Alexander McCall Smith, (electronic resource)

The careful use of compliments, Alexander McCall Smith, (electronic resource)

Label
The careful use of compliments
Title
The careful use of compliments
Statement of responsibility
Alexander McCall Smith
Creator
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
In addition to being the nosiest and most sypathetic philosopher you are likely to meet, Isabel is now a mother. Charlies, her newborn son, presents her with a 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 irresistible 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
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Cataloging source
TEFOD
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 2007eb
Literary form
novels
Nature of contents
dictionaries
Series statement
Isabel Dalhousie series
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Women editors
  • Art dealers
  • Art
Label
The careful use of compliments, Alexander McCall Smith, (electronic resource)
Link
https://mcpl.idm.oclc.org/login?url=http://mcpl.lib.overdrive.com/ContentDetails.htm?ID=1536A2C5-A6BC-4A7E-8324-FCAA5F7A0D71
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Publication
Copyright
Carrier category
online resource
Carrier category code
cr
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Color
multicolored
Content category
text
Content type code
txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Control code
o232151262
Dimensions
22 cm.
Dimensions
unknown
Edition
First edition.
Extent
247 pages
Form of item
online
Isbn
9780375425271
Media category
computer
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
c
Reproduction note
Electronic reproduction.
Specific material designation
remote
System control number
  • (Sirsi) o232151262
  • (Sirsi) o232151262
  • (OCoLC)232151262
Label
The careful use of compliments, Alexander McCall Smith, (electronic resource)
Link
https://mcpl.idm.oclc.org/login?url=http://mcpl.lib.overdrive.com/ContentDetails.htm?ID=1536A2C5-A6BC-4A7E-8324-FCAA5F7A0D71
Publication
Copyright
Carrier category
online resource
Carrier category code
cr
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Color
multicolored
Content category
text
Content type code
txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Control code
o232151262
Dimensions
22 cm.
Dimensions
unknown
Edition
First edition.
Extent
247 pages
Form of item
online
Isbn
9780375425271
Media category
computer
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
c
Reproduction note
Electronic reproduction.
Specific material designation
remote
System control number
  • (Sirsi) o232151262
  • (Sirsi) o232151262
  • (OCoLC)232151262

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