Where'd you go, Bernadette

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Where'd you go, Bernadette : a novel

Semple, Maria.

New York : Little, Brown, 2012.

330 p. ; 25 cm.

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*Soon to be a major motion picture starring Cate Blanchett*
A whip-smart, hysterical dramedy about a family in crisis after the disappearance of its brilliant, misanthropic matriarch.
Bernadette Fox is notorious. To her Microsoft-guru husband, she's a fearlessly opinionated partner; to fellow private-school mothers in Seattle, she's a disgrace; to design mavens, she's a revolutionary architect, and to 15-year-old Bee, she is a best friend and, simply, Mom.

Then Bernadette disappears. It began when Bee aced her report card and claimed her promised reward: a family trip to Antarctica. But Bernadette's intensifying allergy to Seattle--and people in general--has made her so agoraphobic that a virtual assistant in India now runs her most basic errands. A trip to the end of the earth is problematic.

To find her mother, Bee compiles email messages, official documents, secret correspondence--creating a compulsively readable and touching novel about misplaced genius and a mother and daughter's role in an absurd world.

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978-0-316-20427-9 : $25.99

ISBN:

978-0-316-20427-9 : $25.99

LC Call No:

PS3619.E495 W54 2012

Dewey Class No:

813/.6 22

Author:

Semple, Maria.

Title:

Where'd you go, Bernadette : a novel / Maria Semple.

VaryingTitle:

Where did you go, Bernadette.

Edition:

1st ed.

Publisher:

New York : Little, Brown, 2012.

Physical:

330 p. ; 25 cm.

Subject:

Women architects--Washington (State)--Seattle--Fiction.

Subject:

Missing persons--Fiction.

Subject:

Phobias--Fiction.

Subject:

Mothers and daughters--Fiction.

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