Tears of the Giraffe Characters

Alexander McCall Smith
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Mr. J.L.B. Matekoni

Mr. J.L.B. Matekoni is the proprietor of the Tlokweng Road Speedy Motors. He had grown up in Molepolole. He is a mechanic by trade. Matekoni lives in a house near the airfield and prison. He is forty-five years old at the time of his engagement to Mma Ramotswe and is a believer in traditional Botswan values. He is worried about the expense of a diamond engagement ring but is willing to spend whatever he has to to make Mma Ramotswe happy. He is relieved when she selects a small ring that is very affordable. Mr. J.L.B. Matekoni is easily swayed by people and has a difficult time saying no. When he is fixing an engine pump at the orphan farm, he allows the matron to persuade him to accept two orphans to live with him. She says they will be...

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