Where'd You Go, Bernadette

Where'd You Go, Bernadette

Audiobook CD - 2012
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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.
Publisher: New York, NY : Hachette Audio, p2012.
ISBN: 9781619691612
1619691612
9781478977353
1478977353
9781478978947
1478978945
Branch Call Number: CD FIC/SEMPLE
Characteristics: 9 sound discs (ca. 9.5 hrs.) : digital ; 4 3/4 in.
Additional Contributors: Wilhoite, Kathleen 1964-
Alternative Title: Where did you go, Bernadette

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pakipika
Jul 11, 2018

Unfortunately, this story was not what I expected, did not hold my interest, and was returned without completing.

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FoxLarkin
Dec 25, 2017

An original look at family dynamics-for me, a new perspective on how loss, in this case, loss of professional identity, impacted Bernadette's life and consequently the life of her only child and husband.

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RoeDillon
Dec 25, 2016

Hysterical - very funny, a wonderful light story.

ArapahoeChristineS Oct 03, 2016

A unique way to approach a book, and a fun read.

PimaLib_MegginK May 07, 2015

I listened to this book and loved it. It's like a hilarious sitcom. My teenage son (who usually prefers music to my books in the car) didn't want me turn this one off!

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stephaniedchase
Apr 23, 2015

I am not sure I would have finished this novel if I had not been listening to it on audio -- what astoundingly self-absorbed and awful characters! Sure, that's partially the point; it's also not very fun to read.

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Daj_O
Apr 15, 2015

Tedious characters who get more bizarre and do increasingly things as the book plods on. They'd gleefully go on a midnight walk in a lonely wood when there's an escaped maniac murderer on the loose.

JCLHopeH Oct 19, 2014

Random, quirky and a lot of fun. Embrace the over-the-top storyline and enjoy the adventurous tale.

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ashaiovin10
Aug 12, 2014

I adored this book! You simply MUST read this book if you've ever lived in Seattle, visited Seattle, or heard of Seattle.

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JensPicks
May 13, 2014

Great read! loved the characters, the plot, the setting, the story! It was not a simplistic chic read which is what I was expecting. Much more complex and layered! Loved it!

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APlazek Feb 27, 2013

Where'd You Go, Bernadette is one of the quirkiest books of the year. It is a satire of the rich and the lifestyles of Seattle and Microsoft, but is dead on funny. Told through the voice of Bernadette's teenage daughter Bee (short for Balashnika) and vairous e-mails, text messages and other communications. Hysterical!

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