Where'd You Go, Bernadette: A Novel

Where'd You Go, Bernadette: A Novel

Maria Semple


Bernadette Fox is infamous. To her Microsoft-guru husband, she's a fearlessly opinionated companion; to fellow private-school moms in Seattle, she's a shame; to layout professionals, she's a progressive architect, and to 15-year-old Bee, she is a ally and, easily, Mom.

Then Bernadette disappears. it all started whilst Bee aced her record card and claimed her promised present: a family members journey to Antarctica. yet Bernadette's intensifying hypersensitivity to Seattle--and humans in general--has made her so agoraphobic digital assistant in India now runs her most elementary errands. a visit to the tip of the earth is problematic.

To locate her mom, Bee compiles e mail messages, respectable records, mystery correspondence--creating a compulsively readable and touching novel approximately lost genius and a mom and daughter's function in an absurd global.

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