Friday, April 26, 2013

Review: Where'd Do You Go Bernadette? by Maria Semple

The good people of Seattle might find something "hinky" about Bernadette Fox, the protagonist in Maria Semple's Where'd You Go Bernadette? As the story opens, Bernadette is a stay-at-home mom, always hiding behind dark glasses. She hates to mingle with the parents at her daughter Bee's private school, refers to the pesky school moms as "gnats," can't stomach how parking in Seattle is an elaborate eight-step procedure – and she detests the five-way intersections the city seems to be full of.

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1 comment:

  1. I read this in one weekend in between sightseeing and watching the Canucks play in Vancouver, BC. I thoroughly enjoyed my trip but I will admit to wishing the walk, tour, period, etc., would end so I could get back into the book. Very a good way :)

    Zaira Lynn (Skagway)