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Where'd you go, Bernadette : a novel
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Published:
New York : Little, Brown and Co., 2012.
Format:
Book
Edition:
1st ed.
Physical Desc:
330 pages ; 25 cm.
Status:
16 copies, 1 person is on the wait list.
Description
A misanthropic matriarch leaves her eccentric family in crisis when she mysteriously disappears in this "whip-smart and divinely funny" novel that inspired the movie starring Cate Blanchett ( New York Times ). 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 her best friend and, simply, Mom. Then Bernadette vanishes. It all 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, and secret correspondence -- creating a compulsively readable and surprisingly touching novel about misplaced genius and a mother and daughter's role in an absurd world.
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Language:
English
ISBN:
9780316204262 (trade pbk.), 0316204269 (trade pbk.), 9780316204279, 0316204277, 9780316333603 (pbk.), 0316333603 (pbk.)
Reading Level:
UG
Level 5.4, 13 Points
Lexile code:
HL: High-Low
Lexile measure:
820

Notes

Description
When her notorious, hilarious, volatile, talented, troubled, and agoraphobic mother goes missing, teenage Bee begins a trip that takes her to the ends of the earth to find her.
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APA Citation (style guide)

Semple, M. (2012). Where'd you go, Bernadette: a novel. New York: Little, Brown and Co.

Chicago / Turabian - Author Date Citation (style guide)

Semple, Maria. 2012. Where'd You Go, Bernadette: A Novel. New York: Little, Brown and Co.

Chicago / Turabian - Humanities Citation (style guide)

Semple, Maria, Where'd You Go, Bernadette: A Novel. New York: Little, Brown and Co, 2012.

MLA Citation (style guide)

Semple, Maria. Where'd You Go, Bernadette: A Novel. New York: Little, Brown and Co, 2012. Print.

Note! Citation formats are based on standards as of July 2010. Citations contain only title, author, edition, publisher, and year published. Citations should be used as a guideline and should be double checked for accuracy.
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