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Maria Keogh Semple (born May 21, 1964) is an American novelist and screenwriter. She is the author of This One Is Mine (2008), Where'd You Go, Bernadette (2012), and Today Will Be Different (2016). Her television credits include Beverly Hills, 90210, Mad About You, Saturday Night Live, Arrested Development, Suddenly Susan and Ellen.

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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 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 her best friend and, simply,...
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A brilliant novel from the author of Where'd You Go, Bernadette, about a day in the life of Eleanor Flood, forced to abandon her small ambitions and awake to a strange, new future.

Eleanor knows she's a mess. But today, she will tackle the little things. She will shower and get dressed. She will have her poetry and yoga lessons after dropping off her son, Timby. She won't swear. She will initiate sex with her husband, Joe. But before she can put...
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Violet Parry is living the quintessential life of luxury in the Hollywood Hills with David, her rock-and-roll manager husband, and her darling toddler, Dot. She has the perfect life--except that she's deeply unhappy. David expects the world of Violet but gives little of himself in return. When she meets Teddy, a roguish small-time bass player, Violet comes alive, and soon she's risking everything for the chance to find herself again. Also in the picture are David's hilariously high-strung...
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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.
Book cover from Dónde estás, Bernadette / Whered You Go, Bernardette (Spanish Edition) by Maria Semple
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Una irresistible, hilarante y emotiva novela que se lee compulsivamente y que, entre carcajadas, nos lleva a reflexionar sobre la relación entre madre e hija, el amor, el trabajo y la amistad.

Bernadette Fox es famosa. Para Elgie, su marido y gurú de Microsoft, es una esposa con mucho carácter. Para las madres del colegio privado de Seattle donde lleva a su hija es una deshonra. Para el gremio de arquitectos es un genio, y para Bee, su hija adolescente, es sencillamente...
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Magnify Your Business will help you to cut through the noise so that you and your audience can find each other. This book is for entrepreneurs and nonprofit executives who see a need and have a great idea for meeting it. Throughout this book, you'll see tips that apply to both for-profit and nonprofit entities. Don't let your tax status dictate a separate set of rules for magnifying and growing your venture! Regardless of the business model you have chosen, you know that you have something...
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Book cover from Bernadette a disparu by Maria Semple
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Paralysée par son propre génie, asociable, trop originale et trop angoissée pour la petite ville où elle a atterri, Bernadette se sent de plus en plus enfermée. Alors elle fuit Seattle et ses mères de famille proprettes jamais à court de muffins, son mari gourou chez Microsoft dont l'esprit trop cartésien ne parvient plus à la comprendre, et son passé glorieux d'architecte visionnaire montée trop haut trop vite et que la chute a laissée bancale. Tout a commencé quand Bee,...
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Eleanor sabe que es un desastre. Hoy, sin embargo, le echará valor y se enfrentará a los pequeños asuntos cotidianos. Se duchará y se vestirá. Llevará al colegio a su hijo Timby y luego irá a sus clases de yoga y de poesía. No dirá tacos. Tomará la iniciativa y retomará el sexo con su marido, Joe. Sin embargo, antes de que pueda poner en marcha su modesto plan, ocurrirá algo: la vida. Resulta que ese día Timby decide hacerse el enfermo para poder estar con su madre. Y Joe decide...
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