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The Resource Bertie's guide to life and mothers, Alexander McCall Smith ; illustrated by Iain McIntosh

Bertie's guide to life and mothers, Alexander McCall Smith ; illustrated by Iain McIntosh

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Bertie's guide to life and mothers
Title
Bertie's guide to life and mothers
Statement of responsibility
Alexander McCall Smith ; illustrated by Iain McIntosh
Title variation
Bertie's guide to life & mothers
Creator
Contributor
Author
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
  • Once more, we catch up with the delightful goings-on in the fictitious 44 Scotland Street from Alexander McCall Smith. With customary charm and deftness, Alexander McCall Smith gives us another installment in this popular series, now running in its ninth season in The Scotsman. Anything could happen to Bertie and the gang
  • Now almost seven, Bertie Pollock feels like it is years since his last birthday. Freedom, for Bertie, is represented by turning eighteen and heading for Glasgow, far from Irene, his domineering mother's control, far from his therapist, Italian lessons, Yoga for Tots, gender-neutral birthday presents and saxophone practice. The likeability of Irene and her husband Stuart appear to be progressing in inverse proportion, so it is no surprise that Stuart, Bertie and even baby Ulysses enthusiastically encourage Irene to accept a free trip to Dubai. A trip that does not go quite the way Irene expects...
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Cataloging source
UKMGB
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1948-
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McCall Smith, Alexander
Illustrations
illustrations
Index
no index present
LC call number
PR6063.C326
LC item number
B47 2013
Literary form
novels
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McIntosh, Iain
Series statement
44 Scotland Street novel
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Edinburgh (Scotland)
Target audience
adult
Label
Bertie's guide to life and mothers, Alexander McCall Smith ; illustrated by Iain McIntosh
Instantiates
Publication
Note
"Originally published in hardcover in Great Britain by Polygon, an imprint of Birlinn Ltd., Edinburgh, in 2013."
Carrier category
volume
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Dimensions
23 cm.
Extent
295 pages
Isbn
9781846972539
Isbn Type
(hbk.)
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Other physical details
illustrations
System control number
  • (OCoLC)841673275
  • (DLC)2745462
Label
Bertie's guide to life and mothers, Alexander McCall Smith ; illustrated by Iain McIntosh
Publication
Note
"Originally published in hardcover in Great Britain by Polygon, an imprint of Birlinn Ltd., Edinburgh, in 2013."
Carrier category
volume
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Dimensions
23 cm.
Extent
295 pages
Isbn
9781846972539
Isbn Type
(hbk.)
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Other physical details
illustrations
System control number
  • (OCoLC)841673275
  • (DLC)2745462

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