⚦ Whered You Go, Bernadette Books ✫ Author Maria Semple – Reliableradio.co.uk


Whered You Go, Bernadette A Compulsively Readable And Touching Novel About Misplaced Genius And A Mother And Daughter S Role In An Absurd World.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.



10 thoughts on “Whered You Go, Bernadette

  1. says:

    Read this for a second time for a new book club, and I loved it just as much as I did the first time.A douche canoe that I probably shouldn t have dated for a couple months a few years ago once told me that I didn t like Glee because I didn t understand satire I d like to hand him this book and say, Suck on it, asshat This is satire I suppose that s an entirely diff


  2. says:

    Just found this book in my luggage recently, I read it while traveling a while back, and never got around to recording it here This happens a lot I m hesitant to assign a star rating herehesitant than usual Not only did I read this months ago, but the genre isn t one that I spend a lot of time reading.But where do I rank it I know it didn t anger or disappoint me in any


  3. says:

    What we have here is a satirical epistolary novel about a bunch of whiny one percenters in Seattle Ms Semple is sending up Seattle elites, which here seem to be typified by Bernadette s husband Elgie, a granola eating, public transport using, bike riding, Microsoft employee with a genius IQ She also sets her sights on the students and parents of a Montessori style preparator


  4. says:

    Well, let this be a lesson to those who would open their mouths and spew venom into the world I once wrote very publicly and loudly on this here Goodreads that I could never love a satire don t even remember which book I was reviewing The point is, this book has made me eat my words This fucking book, man I loved it It s my cheese, my oreo cookie, my soft blanket on a cold winte


  5. says:

    For the first time ever, I m going with the Goodreads appointed rating system This book was simply OK , therefore I am giving it 2 stars I didn t hate it or anything, but it really didn t do anything for me.I didn t find it funny or all that quirky to be quite honest , and the characters were all a bit bland I was also disappointed that what I had originally thought was the whole po


  6. says:

    Simply put READ THIS, or you WILL have a supremely LAME life I solemnly swearYup, this is a total classic a brilliant novel that the critics have hailed as impossibly LOL fuhu nny But I simply must add on to this and this is why this has been the best novel I ve read since The Art of Fielding truth is, it will make you cry Bawl like a ...


  7. says:

    Pearl Ruled2017 UPDATE If you can even imagine such a thing, Richard Linklater is filming this craptastic insult to the word chick lit in PITTSBURGH No, no one ll notice it s not Seattle It will be in theaters Mother s Day 2018, which is yet another belt in the chops to women everywhere.Rating 1.6 of five p97 The Publisher Says Bernadette Fox is notorious To her Microsoft guru husband, she


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    There is a new genre of contemporary fiction in which believability is thrown out the window in favor of wacky plot machinations, but which is not satire because the emotions of the characters are too real See also, This Is Where I Leave You When her daughter was born with a heart condition which gave her skin a blueish hue, Bernadette Fox named her daughter, Balakrishna Branch, because the Ind


  9. says:

    I figure my best hope of gettingreaders than the Cubs have victories is to mention straight away Maria Semple s bona fides as a satirist So here it is she wrote for Arrested Development Her talent for skewering plays out well in book form, too, as it turns out Bernadette, the protagonist, is creative, whip smart, and now that her daughter, Bee, is past some pretty serious childhood health issues, a


  10. says:

    This book about Seattle Subaru Parents describes my life so chillingly accurately that I am now absolved of writing my own book about their Portland counterparts bat shit antics Favorites Suddenly, Audrey Griffin started running toward the car all stiff and out of rhythm You could just tell she hadn t run in about ten years 22 Perhaps because we both went to prep school and Ivy League universities ours


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About the Author: Maria Semple

Maria Semple s first novel, This One is Mine, was set in Los Angeles, where she also wrote for television shows including Arrested Development, Mad About You, and Ellen She escaped from Los Angeles and lives with her family in Seattle, where her second novel takes place.


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