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A misanthropic matriarch leaves her eccentric family in crisis when she mysteriously disappears in this "whip-smart and divinely funny" novel that inspired the movie starring Cate Blanchett (New York Times). Bernadette Fox is notorious. To her Microsoft-guru husband, she's a fearlessly opinionated p

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Author Maria Semple

Pages 336

Publisher Little, Brown

Published Date 2012-08-14

ISBN 0316204285 9780316204286


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hannah shared a tip "A truly great read! Extra special because it takes place in Seattle!!"

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CupcakeTron shared a tip "Easy read and if you're from Seattle and work in tech (specifically At Microsoft), you will love the subtle jab and jokes."

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Greg.Martinez shared a tip "Brian recommended this and it was the perfect vacation read...especially if you live in Seattle."

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Lindsay.pedersen shared a tip "One of the few books of the last decade I’ve reread for sheer enjoyment. So original, so funny."

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aviva_downing shared a tip "Lived up to the hype. But also kept me up all night because the ending had so much tension!"

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Lori.Noto shared a tip "Should be just as mandatory as paying sales tax for all seattle residents."

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Lori.Noto shared a tip "So damn funny, you won’t want to put down."

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emmapeterson shared a tip "You will devour this quirky mystery!"

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summer_steffen_land shared a tip "Don’t let the cover turn you away from this book."

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erin_gray_7709 shared a tip "Fun and easy read!"

sierra_cook shared a tip "So fun to read"

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jill_robertson_7124 shared a tip "I'm listening to the Maisie Dobbs books. Historical fiction about a woman PI after WWI."

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heidi_lovercamp shared a tip "Yeah this is a book I enjoyed reading!"

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robert_jones_622 shared a tip "I read that book and absolutely loved it!"

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tikatia_morris shared a tip "Hilarious, relatable and an easy weekend read!"

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piedad_martin shared a tip "Very different book, but I'm enjoying from search. It's a memoir by tembi locke"

k_burns shared a tip "Great story."

anessa_bower shared a tip "I really liked the characters and the plot twist near the end is pretty good."

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rebecca_riolo shared a tip "No , i haven’t ! Have you ?"

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mary_liz_brooks shared a tip "It’s not my favorite, but it’s a great, easy read."

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annie_allen_8566 shared a tip "I have not but I should. She a very comical writer, I read this book in two days. Great read!"

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courtney_williams_3454 shared a tip "One of my faves!!! Enjoy!!"

dana_kanner shared a tip "Wanted to watch but never did. I’ll add to my list 😊"

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avani_barot shared a tip "No, I have read the book only"

cindy_routley shared a tip "I’ve only read this book by her but I really liked it."

kristin_leeson shared a tip "? Which school in Seattle ? Is it The Northwest School or SAAS ? ?"

faye_2616 shared a tip "Hilarious read!"

jill_bos shared a tip "Such a great book about how overwhelming life is."

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stephanie_womack shared a tip "I haven't! It's on my list but I keep forgetting. What platform is it on?"

lilian_topic shared a tip "funny touching uplifting, an all time favorite"

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gail_kogut shared a tip "I loved the movie. I find that if I like the movie, the book is better. Have not read book yet."

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kate_gonzales_shioh shared a tip "@jayde_5691 I actually didn’t read the book! I watched the movie and it was quite good."

whitney_hodges_292 shared a tip "I enjoyed it! It was a quick read but really good."

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barb_sinchak shared a tip "Yes. Uniquely written. Good characters"

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regina_mills_6025 shared a tip "I saw an advertisement for the movie to this book and I am totally gonna be reading this book"

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emilie_rose shared a tip "Hope you enjoy!! :)"

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chelseajsr shared a tip "It wasn’t my favorite, but I know people love it."

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kendra_richards_1242 shared a tip "It's an entertaining read with an interesting plot. I enjoyed it. They did make a movie but I have not seen it."

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chris_witherington shared a tip "I loved it. It was very funny."

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chris_witherington shared a tip "Very much so"

alyssa_eastman shared a tip "I hope you enjoy it. The plot twists were fun!"

lane_snavely shared a tip "My favorite book is Tess of the D’urbervilles by Tom Hardy. Do you have a favorite book?"

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anita_beljo shared a tip "Yes! Gone Girl 📖"

roberta_vernon shared a tip "I enjoyed it. The book is always better than the movie, in my opinion. Light, fun beach read."

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kimberly_d_tucker shared a tip "LOVED IT. Unexpected wit, sharp cutting humor. Weird nonstop plot turns. Totally great read. Unique and refreshing. Original."

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robin_coulston shared a tip "I just finished "The Plot" It was wonderful!!!"

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robin_coulston shared a tip "My favorite book of all times is "The Oldest Living Confederate Widow Tells All""

kathryn_true shared a tip "I do. The books better, but I did like the movie"

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janelyn_almourani shared a tip "Yes it kept me interested the whole time give it a try"

anne_miller_2107 shared a tip "I really liked The Invisible Life of Addie LaRue. Have you read it?"

kathleen_meehan shared a tip "We read it in my book club and I enjoyed it. It was much better than the movie."

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susan_vollenweider shared a tip "I really liked it, fast read with interesting characters. Like almost always, the movie was okay but not as good as the book."

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susan_vollenweider shared a tip "I thought so!"

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sanjana_prakash shared a tip "It's pretty good, interesting even"

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elizabeth_sabatino_ shared a tip "Yes! It’s such interesting writing and an amazing story"

kristen_taylor_1131 shared a tip "Yeah.It’s a author called Estelle Ryan.She writes about mystery,art work,and crimes."

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mashal_anjum shared a tip "So good, couldn’t put it down"

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