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Tears of the Giraffe Chapter Summary & Analysis - Chapter 20 Summary

Alexander McCall Smith
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Chapter 20 Summary

Mma Ramtoswe is driving on the road toward Francistown on her way to Zimbabwe. She is going to Bulawayo despite the objections of Mr. J.L.B. Matekoni. She has a cup of tea in Francistown, and then drives on. In Bulawayo, she stays at the house of a friend.

Mma Ramotswe finds the hotel run by Carla Smit and introduces herself. She tells Carla that she knows how Michael died and wants Carla to talk to Mrs. Curtin and introduce her to her grandson, who is also named Michael. Carla agrees.

Back in Gaborone, Mma Ramotswe finds that Mr. Badule appeared at the agency and received a verbal report from Mma Makutsi. She told Mr. Badule that his wife's affair was so her son could have a good education. Mr. Badule was pleased when it was explained in that way.

Several days later, Mrs. Andrea Curtin...

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