This event is ticketed and will take place at the Rowland Hall Larimer Auditorium at 843 Lincoln Street, Salt Lake City, UT 84102. Tickets can be found here.
Alexander McCall Smith will read from, discuss, and sign his latest installment in the No. 1 Ladies' Detective Agency series, To the Land of Long Lost Friends.
In the latest book in the widely beloved No. 1 Ladies’ Detective Agency series, Precious Ramotswe takes on a case for a childhood acquaintance and finds that family relationships are always a tricky proposition—even for Botswana’s premier female detective.
Mma Ramotswe has reconnected with an old friend who has been having problems with her daughter. Though Precious feels compelled to lend a hand, she discovers that getting involved in family affairs is always a delicate affair. The young woman appears to be involved with a charismatic preacher. But are his ministrations entirely of a godly nature?
Elsewhere, Charlie is also struggling with a tricky matter of the heart. He wishes to propose to his girlfriend, Queenie-Queenie, but he’s struggling to come up with a bride price that will impress her father. When Queenie-Queenie’s brother offers to help by giving him a job, the offer may not be quite what Charlie expected.
As always, Mr. J.L.B. Matekoni will offer wise counsel, Mma Makutsi will weigh in with her opinions, and Mma Potokwane will be there with her welcome fruit cake. But in the end it will be up to Mma Ramotswe to reflect on love, family, and the nature of men and women in order to resolve family dramas and remind everyone about all the good things they have in life—so many, in fact, that it would take far too long to count them.
Eventbrite tickets are $29.
A copy of To the Land of Long Lost Friends is included in the price of the ticket.
Day of event guidelines:
Larimer doors will open at 6:15 p.m. for general admission seating.
Smith will sign an additional three titles from home.
Please bring a printed ticket or have your phone ready to scan the ticketed barcode from Eventbrite. This will speed up the entry process.
Tickets are non-refundable; if you are unable to attend your book will be available at the bookstore the next day.