View other formats and editions
- ISBN: 9780316401593 (electronic bk)
- Physical Description: 1 online resource
- Publisher: [Place of publication not identified] : [publisher not identified], 2012.
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. 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.
|Target Audience Note:||
Text Difficulty 3 - Text Difficulty 4
UG/Upper grades (9th-12)
5.4 ATOS Level
Electronic reproduction. New York : Little, Brown and Company, 2012. Requires OverDrive Read (file size: N/A KB) or Adobe Digital Editions (file size: 500 KB) or Amazon Kindle (file size: N/A KB).
Search for related items by subject