Tears of the Giraffe - Study Guide Chapter 13 Summary & Analysis

Alexander McCall Smith
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Mma Makutsi is upset to learn that she still has to do the typing even though she is now an assistant detective. Mma Ramotswe can't afford to pay for an assistant detective and a secretary. She agrees to let Mma Makutsi have her own clients subject to her agreement. She explains how one has to start small and work their way up.

That afternoon she gives Mma Makutsi her first case, that of Mr. Letsenyane Badule. He explains how he found people stealing meat at his place of employment and received promotions until he saved enough to open his own butcher shop. His wife tells him that a private charity is paying for their son's education. When he tried to contact them, there is no response. Everyday when he arrives home, his wife is gone and he thinks she is seeing another man. The thought is keeping...

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