Botswana: In the Footsteps of the No. 1 Ladies' Detective with Alexander McCall Smith

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Overview

Author Alexander McCall Smith hosts this documentary, traveling to the African nation of Botswana to give viewers a firsthand view of the inspiration behind his massively popular The No. 1 Ladies' Detective Agency series of novels. Following in the footsteps of his own characters, Smith shows viewers the real life locales where so many vital moments in the book series take place. ~ Cammila Collar
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Overview

Author Alexander McCall Smith hosts this documentary, traveling to the African nation of Botswana to give viewers a firsthand view of the inspiration behind his massively popular The No. 1 Ladies' Detective Agency series of novels. Following in the footsteps of his own characters, Smith shows viewers the real life locales where so many vital moments in the book series take place. ~ Cammila Collar
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Product Details

  • Release Date: 7/28/2009
  • UPC: 032031447394
  • Original Release: 2009
  • Source: Kultur Video
  • Region Code: 0
  • Presentation: Wide Screen
  • Sound: Dolby Digital Stereo
  • Language: English
  • Time: 54:00
  • Format: DVD
  • Sales rank: 618

Cast & Crew

Performance Credits
Alexander McCall Smith Participant
Jonathan Mair Voice Only
Technical Credits
Mats Ögren Director, Producer
Ulrika Egner Producer
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Scene Index

Disc #1 -- Botswana: In the Footsteps of the No. 1 Ladies' Detective with Alexander McCall Smith
1. Introduction [:44]
2. The No.1 Ladies' Detective Agency [2:56]
3. A Walking Safari [2:18]
4. The Main Character: Mma Ramotswe [4:23]
5. Lecture Tour and Film [2:46]
6. The History of Botswana [4:44]
7. The Diamond Industry and Economy [5:36]
8. Mokolodi Nature Reserve [3:24]
9. The Children's Village Orphanage [4:10]
10. The AIDS Pandemic [7:08]
11. The Tourism Industry [2:51]
12. Botswana Bushmen [4:27]
13. Garden Center and Village Museum [4:58]
14. Old Botswana Values [2:59]
15. Credits [1:02]
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