Everything you need to understand or teach The Colors of All the Cattle by Alexander McCall Smith.
In the novel, The Color of All the Cattle by Alexander McCall Smith, Precious Ramotswe was coerced into running for a seat on the city council in the hopes that she could stop the building of the Big Fun Hotel next to the cemetery. Ramotswe did not believe she had the personality of politician and insisted only on telling the truth to the voters. The novel demonstrates how even one person can make a positive change in the world. Other themes include the changing roles of women, and the dangers of greed.