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Where’d You Go, Bernadette by Maria Semple

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“This is a brilliantly enjoyable story told through various forms of correspondence – from emails and letters to invoices and report cards – all linked together by Bernadette’s daughter. It is sharp, it is satirical, it is funny – what else would we expect from a writer on Arrested Development an SNL?” Carrie

“It’s hard to find a good funny book but this one made me laugh out loud several times! Bernadette’s mother to Bee, wife to Microsoft wunderkind Elge, and an unfulfilled architect who refuses to conform to Seattle’s expectations. Semple previously worked as a sitcom screenwriter and she cranks up comedy to the max in this fun read!” Bob

ISBN 9781780221243

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“This is a brilliantly enjoyable story told through various forms of correspondence – from emails and letters to invoices and report cards – all linked together by Bernadette’s daughter. It is sharp, it is satirical, it is funny – what else would we expect from a writer on Arrested Development an SNL?” Carrie

“It’s hard to find a good funny book but this one made me laugh out loud several times! Bernadette’s mother to Bee, wife to Microsoft wunderkind Elge, and an unfulfilled architect who refuses to conform to Seattle’s expectations. Semple previously worked as a sitcom screenwriter and she cranks up comedy to the max in this fun read!” Bob

Bernadette Fox is notorious. To Elgie Branch, a Microsoft wunderkind, she’s his hilarious, volatile, talented, troubled wife. To fellow mothers at the school gate, she’s a menace.

To design experts, she’s a revolutionary architect. And to 15-year-old Bee, she is a best friend and, quite simply, mum. Then Bernadette disappears.

And Bee must take a trip to the end of the earth to find her. WHERE’D YOU GO, BERNADETTE is a compulsively readable, irresistibly written, deeply touching novel about misplaced genius and a mother and daughter’s place in the world.

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