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Location Call Number / Copy Notes Barcode Shelving Location Status Due Date
Barnesville Public Library MCC (Text) 33500012460184 Main Available -
Moorhead Public Library MCC (Text) 33500012460168 Main Checked out 06/09/2023
Greenbush Public Library MCC (Text) 35500005849854 Main Available -
Thief River Falls Public Library MCC (Text) 35500005849847 Main Checked out 06/14/2023

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  • ISBN: 9781101871393 (hardback)
  • ISBN: 1101871393 (hardback)
  • ISBN: 9781101871409 (e-book)
  • Physical Description: print
    pages cm
  • Edition: First American Edition.
  • Publisher: New York : Pantheon, [2017]

Content descriptions

Summary, etc.: "From one of our most beloved and best-selling authors: a hilarious new stand-alone novel about one man's misadventures in travel and romance in the Italian countryside. When writer Paul Stewart heads to the idyllic Italian town of Montalcino to finish his already overdue cookbook, he expects it to be the perfect escape from stressful city life. But when he arrives, things quickly take a turn for the worse. His hired car is nowhere to be found, and with no record of a reservation at the car-rental counter and no other cars are available, it appears that Paul will be stuck at the airport--that is, until an enterprising stranger offers him an unexpected alternative: a bulldozer. With little choice in the matter, Paul accepts, and so begins a series of laugh-out-loud adventures as he trundles through the Tuscan countryside. A story of unexpected circumstances and making the best of what you have,My Italian Bulldozeris a warm and witty read guaranteed to put a smile on your face"--

  • Booklist Reviews : Booklist Reviews 2017 March #2
    McCall Smith, the hugely popular author of The No. 1 Ladies' Detective Agency novels, has written a rom-com stand-alone novel that puts the machine back in deus ex machina. The novel's hero, Paul Stewart, is a young, good-looking, best-selling cookbook writer, based in Edinburgh, whose girlfriend has ditched him for her personal trainer. Paul is feeling stuck; his editor believes that any step in any direction will lead Paul out of his depressive bog. This translates into a trip to Italy to research a book on Tuscan cooking and then into a series of comic mishaps that end up with Paul having to make do with the only vehicle available, a gigantic bulldozer. Amusing as Paul's plight is, and as entrancing as the Tuscan hills and the tiny town of Montalcino are, the plot itself is predictable (and as slow to accelerate as the bulldozer): Can a young, handsome, wealthy man who loves to cook find love again? Well, yes, he can. In McCall Smith's hands, even this flawed premise is transformed into an entertaining novel, but it's not up to the author's usual level. Copyright 2017 Booklist Reviews.

Author Notes

ALEXANDER McCALL SMITH is the author of the No. 1 Ladies’ Detective Agency novels and a number of other series and stand-alone books. His works have been translated into more than forty languages and have been best sellers throughout the world. He lives in Scotland.

Subject: Authors Fiction
Bulldozers Fiction
Italy Fiction
FICTION / Humorous
FICTION / Literary
Genre: Humorous fiction.
Search Results Showing Item 78 of 873 Preferred library: Lake Agassiz Regional Library?

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