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Maria Semple Message Board 1/1/2012
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Author Semple's Book Reviews

Where'd You Go, Bernadette
Where'd You Go Bernadette tells a humorous, yet emotional tale about 15 year old Bee's mother, Bernadette, and her disappearance. The novel begins with short, humorous emails between Bernadette, and various recipients including mothers from her daughter, Bee's school, and her online "personal assistant". As the story progresses, so does the drama, and soon we realize that Bernadette has gone missing during a family trip to Antarctica. Along with the emai...