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9 Apr. 2013, Online Book Discussion: "Where'd you go Bernadette"

USL Training

Tuesday, April 9, 2013 from 1:30 PM to 2:30 PM (MDT)

9 Apr. 2013, Online Book Discussion: "Where'd you go...

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Join Kristen Stehel of the Utah State Library in a live online book group discussion of "Where'd You Go Bernadette” by Maria Semple. USL has 15 copies of this book and more copies can be obtained via Interlibrary Loan. Get your copies today: http://library.utah.gov/programs/ill/

The storyBernadette 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.

Location: Online on your computer

Instructor: Kristen Stehel, Utah State Library

Audience: All library staff & patrons in Utah


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Jessica Whetman, Utah State Library Training Coordinator

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Utah State Library Division
250 N 1950 W Suite A
Salt Lake City UT 84116

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