Chance developments : stories / Alexander McCall Smith.
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|Location||Call Number / Copy Notes||Barcode||Shelving Location||Status||Due Date|
|Newton Co PL - Roselawn Library||CD FIC MCCALL (Text)||71561000132101||NWPLRBooks on CD||Checked out||07/21/2017|
- ISBN: 9781501924934
- ISBN: 1501924931
- Physical Description: 5 audio discs (5 hr., 15 min.) : digital ; 4 3/4 in.
- Edition: Unabridged.
- Publisher: Prince Frederick, MD : Recorded Books, 
- Copyright: ℗2016
|General Note:|| Title from container.
In container (17 cm.).
|Participant or Performer Note:|| Narrated by Jamie Jackson, John Keating, Robert Ian Mackenzie, Davina Porter, and Graham Rowat.
|Summary, etc.:|| While gathering material for a photography book about Edinburgh, Alexander McCall Smith found himself inspired to create stories about the people captured in a number of particularly striking photos. A smiling girl leading a younger girl astride a pony, and a boy in a kilt on a tricycle beside them, gives rise to a story of a lifelong romance between the two riders. A dapper, roguish-looking man perching on a lady's knee sparks the story of a ventriloquist and an animal handler who work in a circus, and who, under the most delightfully unexpected circumstances, fall in love. The image of a woman haloed by light in a train station becomes the lighthearted tale of a nun's decision to leave the sisterhood and discover what the big city has to offer. Charming and poignant, this collection is brimming with the flourishes of grace and humor that could only come from the pen of Alexander McCall Smith.
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|Subject:||Edinburgh (Scotland) > Fiction.