Literature: Where'd You Go, Bernadette?
A novel (as made clear by the subtitle) by Maria Semple about a woman living in Seattle
who disappears two days before Christmas as her family is preparing to travel to Antarctica. It is mostly an Epistolary Novel
, compiled from emails, letters, and invoices sent among the main characters, with a few scenes conventionally narrated in first person by Bernadette's teenage daughter Bee.
This novel provides examples of the following: