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The quiet side of passion / Alexander McCall Smith.

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Available copies

  • 61 of 68 copies available at Evergreen Indiana.

Current holds

1 current hold with 68 total copies.

Series Information

Isabel Dalhousie ; 12.
Location Call Number / Copy Notes Barcode Shelving Location Status Due Date
Alexandria-Monroe PL - Alexandria F MCC (Text) 37521530900911 AMPL Adult Fiction Available -
Brazil PL - Brazil MCCALL SMITH (Text) 38160000567352 Second Floor, Fiction Available -
Butler PL - Butler FIC MCCALL Isabel 12 (Text) 73174005035905 Adult: Fiction Available -
Cambridge City PL - Cambridge City M McC (Text) 76893000267023 Mysteries Available -
Centerville Center Twp PL - Centerville FIC M McCAL Bk.12 (Text) 76895000299034 1st Floor New Books Available -
Coatesville-Clay Twp PL - Coatesville F SMITH (Text) 78321000028347 Adult Fiction Available -
Covington-Veedersburg PL - Covington FIC MCC Isabel Dalhousie #12 (Text) 32572000609719 CVBPLC Adult Fiction Available -
Danville-Center Twp PL - Danville M McC (Text) 32604000225068 DCTPLD AD New Books Available -
Eckhart PL - Auburn Plaza F SMITH alexander id bk.12 (Text) 840191002520692 Auburn Plaza - New Adult Fiction Mending -
Flora-Monroe Twp PL - Flora FIC MCC (Text) 50825010738234 Fiction Available -
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Record details

  • ISBN: 9780307908964
  • ISBN: 0307908968
  • Physical Description: 287 pages : map ; 22 cm.
  • Edition: First United States edition.
  • Publisher: New York : Pantheon, [2018]

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Series numeration from Fantastic Fiction.
Maps on lining papers.
Summary, etc.:
"Isabel becomes involved in a delicate paternity case in the twelfth installment of the beloved Isabel Dalhousie Series. Isabel finds herself befriended by Patricia, a single mother whose son, Basil, goes to school with Isabel's son. Isabel discovers that Basil is the product of an affair Patricia had with a well-known Edinburgh organist, also named Basil, who was, rumor has it, initially reluctant to contribute financially to the child's upkeep. Though Isabel doesn't really like Patricia, she tries to be civil and supportive, but when she sees Patricia in the company of an unscrupulous man who peddles fake antiquities, her suspicions are aroused and she begins to investigate the paternity of Basil Jr. When Isabel takes her suspicions to Basil Sr., she finds that, although paying child support is taking a severe financial toll on him, he likes the idea of being the boy's father and, in fact, wishes he could have more of a relationship with Basil Jr. Patricia, however, has no interest in Basil Sr. taking a more hands-on role in Basil Jr.'s parenting, even as she continues to accept his financial support. Should Isabel help someone who doesn't want to be helped? As Isabel navigates this ethically-complex situation, she is also dealing with her niece, Cat, who has taken up with a tattoo artist. Isabel considers herself open-minded, but has Cat pushed it too far this time? As ever, Isabel must use her kindness and keen intelligence to determine the right course of action"-- Provided by publisher.
Subject: Dalhousie, Isabel (Fictitious character) > Fiction.
Women philosophers > Fiction.
Edinburgh (Scotland) > Fiction.
FICTION / Mystery & Detective / Women Sleuths.
FICTION / Mystery & Detective / Traditional British.
FICTION / Contemporary Women.
Genre: Mystery fiction.

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