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Where'd You Go, Bernadette is a epistolary comedy novel written by Maria plot revolves around an agoraphobic architect and mother named Bernadette Fox, who goes missing prior to a family trip to is narrated by her year-old daughter Bee Branch, and is told in a series of documents (emails, memos, transcripts, etc.) with the occasional interlude by : Maria Semple. The Song of Bernadette (German: Das Lied von Bernadette) is a novel that tells the story of Saint Bernadette Soubirous, who, from February to July reported eighteen visions of the Blessed Virgin Mary in Lourdes, novel was written by Franz Werfel and translated into English by Lewis Lewisohn in It was extremely popular, spending more than a year on the New York Times. Where'd You Go, Bernadette Maria Semple, Little, Brown & Company pp. ISBN Summary 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 year-old Bee, she is a best friend and, simply, Mom. Overview. Where’d You Go, Bernadette, published in , is the second novel by Maria Semple, a former television writer who worked on shows such as Mad About You and Arrested Development.A bestseller praised by numerous critics as one of the best books of the year, Where’d You Go, Bernadette is a fast-paced comic novel with a complex narrative structure.
Description (from the foreword by George Weigel): The Song of Bernadette By Franz Werfel This is the classic work that tells the true story surrounding the miraculous visions of St. Bernadette Soubirous at Lourdes, France in Werfel, a highly respected anti-Nazi writer from Vienna, became a Jewish refugee who barely escaped death in , and wrote this moving story to fulfill a promise he /5. The book makes Bernadette a three dimensional fascinating person, not a distant untouchable saint. The Lourdes experience moved Werfel profoundly and it shows in his writing. The prose flows naturally, but has some of the beauty of poetry. It has taken its place as a heartwarming description of how a young girl in the foothills of the Reviews: View the profiles of people named Bernadette. Join Facebook to connect with Bernadette and others you may know. Facebook gives people the power to share. The tightly constructed “Where’d You Go, Bernadette” is written in many formats — e-mails, letters, F.B.I. documents, correspondence with a psychiatrist and even an emergency-room bill for.
"A delightfully funny book, that constantly catches one by surprise, Where'd You Go, Bernadette combines a shrewdly observed portrait of Seattle-life with, of all things, a mysterious disappearance in Antarctica. A pleasure."Brand: Little, Brown and Company. In the book: Maria Semple constructs the story of Where’d You Go, Bernadette as the work of its year-old narrator Bee, who has gathered various emails, faxes, articles, and . Bernadette doesn't get along well with the other parents at Bee's school. She is in feud with a lady who says she ran over her foot. Bernadette isn't the normal stay-at-home mom though. She's a famous architect and a winner of the MacArthur "Genius" Grant. She builds a home and sells it, but the buyer destroys it out of jealousy toward Bernadette. Find Bernadette Young's memorial at You can leave condolences in the Guest Book, buy sympathy flowers, and pay your respects.