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Where'd you go, Bernadette

Author: Maria Semple
Publisher: London : Phoenix, 2013. ©2012
Edition/Format:   Print book : Fiction : EnglishView all editions and formats
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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.
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Genre/Form: Fiction
Material Type: Fiction
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Maria Semple
ISBN: 9781780221243 178022124X
OCLC Number: 830353271
Awards: Short-listed for Baileys Women's Prize for Fiction 2013 (UK)
Long-listed for IMPAC Dublin Literary Award 2013 (UK)
Description: 332 pages ; 20 cm
Responsibility: Maria Semple.

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'Like A VISIT FROM THE GOON SQUAD written by Tina Fey' (Sam Baker, RED). The 2013 Women's Prize shortlisted, NEW YORK TIMES bestseller. Includes Reading Group Notes.  Read more...

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My happy summer holiday book was the funny, quirky and surprisingly moving Where'd You Go, Bernadette by Maria Semple. It's the kind of book you read and want to buy for friends -- Alison Starling * Read more...

 
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