What are the best fiction and nonfiction books set in Botswana?

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    Stephanie Stone
    Written on October 17, 2018
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      The No. 1 Ladies' Detective Agency

      The No. 1 Ladies' Detective Agency narrates the story of Precious Ramotswe whose passion is to help people with their life problems. She gets hired to solve cases until she is in danger for the case that involves a missing 11-year-old boy.

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      $15.95

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      Jeffrey Chapman
      Written on May 3, 2018
      "When you see the topic at first you think, it's going to be hard for a solution to fulfill this topic. And yet here we are. We see a book that has infact fulfilled the topic..."
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      Jeffrey Chapman
      Written on May 3, 2018
      "When you see the topic at first you think, it's going to be hard for a solution to fulfill this topic. And yet here we are. We see a book that has infact fulfilled the topic being asked with this setting. Not only that, it's also a cheap book at 3 bucks with a very good rating and amount of reviews made."
    2. 27
      Twenty Chickens For A Saddle

      Twenty Chickens For A Saddle is a nonfiction biography book written by Robyn Scott. This nonfiction biography book was published on April 15, 2008 by Penguin Canada.

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      $24.95

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      Amber Tian
      Written on May 2, 2018
      "Considered one of the best in fiction and nonfiction books set in Botswana, Twenty Chickens for a Saddle was a delight to read. The story is a memoir about a young girl and..."
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      Amber Tian
      Written on May 2, 2018
      "Considered one of the best in fiction and nonfiction books set in Botswana, Twenty Chickens for a Saddle was a delight to read. The story is a memoir about a young girl and her life while growing up with her family in Africa. It tells of all the struggles and adventures she and her family faced and how they got through them."
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      The Miracle at Speedy Motors

      The Miracle at Speedy Motors is a fictional mystery novel written by Alexander McCall Smith. This fictional mystery novel was published on April 15, 2008 by Pantheon Books.

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      $22.95

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      Paridhi Sen
      Written on May 10, 2018
      "This book fulfills the category well. It has very high reviews and has a very good price that is affordable. It actually takes place in Botswana as well which is a plus."
      PS
      Paridhi Sen
      Written on May 10, 2018
      "This book fulfills the category well. It has very high reviews and has a very good price that is affordable. It actually takes place in Botswana as well which is a plus."
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      Saturday Is for Funerals

      Saturday Is for Funerals is a nonfiction book written by Unity Dow and Max Essex. This nonfiction book was published on May 3, 2010 by Harvard University Press.

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      $17

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      Carol Russell
      Written on May 14, 2018
      "It is hard to tell if this book is set in Botswana. It seems like it's a story about funerals and is definitely not US based."
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      Carol Russell
      Written on May 14, 2018
      "It is hard to tell if this book is set in Botswana. It seems like it's a story about funerals and is definitely not US based."
    2. 23
      Whatever You Do, Don't Run
      Whatever You Do, Don't Run: True Tales Of A Botswana Safari Guide is a nonfiction biography book written by Peter Allison. This nonfiction biography book was published by Lyons Press.
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      $16.95

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      Jose Burton
      Written on May 6, 2018
      "His writing style made this book vivid but also easy to understand. It was very enjoyable reading about his experiences with the wild and dangerous animals."
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      Jose Burton
      Written on May 6, 2018
      "His writing style made this book vivid but also easy to understand. It was very enjoyable reading about his experiences with the wild and dangerous animals."
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      A Carrion Death (Detective Kubu)

      A Carrion Death is a fictional mystery novel written by Michael Stanley. This fictional mystery novel was published on April 1, 2008 by Harper. A Carrion Death is the first book of the Detective Kubu book series.

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      $15.99

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      Albert Cook
      Written on May 5, 2018
      "After a Goggle about the topic I've found that the solution given, it is rated number 6 on the best fiction and nonfiction books set in Botswana. The rating can be found here..."
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      Albert Cook
      Written on May 5, 2018
      "After a Goggle about the topic I've found that the solution given, it is rated number 6 on the best fiction and nonfiction books set in Botswana. The rating can be found here :http://solutions.softonic.com/what-are-the-best-fiction-and-nonfiction-books-set-in-botswana I think that the solution provided is acceptable given the rating and the number of reviews."
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      The Second Death of Goodluck Tinubu (Detective Kubu)

      The Second Death of Goodluck Tinubu is a fictional mystery novel written by Michael Stanley. This fictional mystery novel was published on June 2, 2009 by Harper.

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      $14.99

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      Frances Perez
      Written on May 6, 2018
      "As a student of the African continent, having a mystery set in Botswana was refreshing and unusual. Kubu is shrewd, yet kind and astute. I love the portrayal of the people, an..."
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      Frances Perez
      Written on May 6, 2018
      "As a student of the African continent, having a mystery set in Botswana was refreshing and unusual. Kubu is shrewd, yet kind and astute. I love the portrayal of the people, an authentic portrayal without being patronizing and reductive for other audiences. This book come highly recommended, for a new kind of mystery."
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      The Cry of the Kalahari
      The Cry of the Kalahari is a nonfiction travelogue written by Mark and Delia Owens. This nonfiction travelogue was published on March 1, 2006 by Mariner Books.
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      $32.08

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      The Saturday Big Tent Wedding Party (No. 1 Ladies' Detective Agency)

      The Saturday Big Tent Wedding Party  is a fictional mystery novel written by Alexander McCall Smith. This fictional mystery novel was published on March 22, 2011 by Pantheon Books.

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      $24.95

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      Leonardo Mata
      Written on May 2, 2018
      "Not many books are set in Africa, much less Botswana. The book as stands easily can be considered one of the best fiction books, however it is also a great book set in..."
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      Leonardo Mata
      Written on May 2, 2018
      "Not many books are set in Africa, much less Botswana. The book as stands easily can be considered one of the best fiction books, however it is also a great book set in Botswana. Alexander McCall Smith manages to incorporate the setting of Botswana seamlessly into the story, perfect for those interested in the country or familiar with it to enjoy the book on another level."
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      Blue Shoes and Happiness (No. 1 Ladies Detective Agency)

      Blue Shoes and Happiness is a fictional mystery novel written by Alexander McCall Smith. This fictional mystery novel was published on March 13, 2007 by Anchor.

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      $14.95

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      Heather Watson
      Written on May 14, 2018
      "This is a decent book that is set at Botswana, based on the reviews, this is not a bad pick up if you want something to read all about the setting in Botswana honestly...."
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      Heather Watson
      Written on May 14, 2018
      "This is a decent book that is set at Botswana, based on the reviews, this is not a bad pick up if you want something to read all about the setting in Botswana honestly. Reading all the great reviews this book got makes me think that this book is something that is very average, but not the best."
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      Tea Time for the Traditionally Built (No. 1 Ladies' Detective Agency Series)

      Tea Time for the Traditionally Built is a fictional mystery novel written by Alexander McCall Smith. This fictional mystery novel was published on April 21, 2009 by Pantheon Books.

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      $23.95

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      Richard Warren
      Written on May 4, 2018
      "Botswana is an interesting setting for unique stories. "Tea Time for the Traditionally Built" is a great choice for someone interested in that setting."
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      Richard Warren
      Written on May 4, 2018
      "Botswana is an interesting setting for unique stories. "Tea Time for the Traditionally Built" is a great choice for someone interested in that setting."

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    Summary

    Best fiction and nonfiction books set in Botswana
    Rank Solutions Type Votes Price
    1 The No. 1 Ladies' Detective Agency Books 31 Paid
    2 Twenty Chickens For A Saddle Books 27 Paid
    3 The Miracle at Speedy Motors Books 27 Paid
    4 Saturday Is for Funerals Books 25 Paid
    5 Whatever You Do, Don't Run Books 23 Paid
    6 A Carrion Death (Detective Kubu) Books 22 Paid
    7 The Second Death of Goodluck Tinubu (Detective Kubu) Books 20 Paid
    8 The Cry of the Kalahari Books 19 Paid
    9 The Saturday Big Tent Wedding Party (No. 1 Ladies' Detective Agency) Books 17 Paid
    10 Blue Shoes and Happiness (No. 1 Ladies Detective Agency) Books 16 Paid
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