The Nanny Diaries

by Emma McLaughlin | Literature & Fiction | This book has not been rated.
ISBN: 1429953659 Global Overview for this book
Registered by wingEEastgate_OBCZwing of Boise, Idaho USA on 3/7/2021
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Journal Entry 1 by wingEEastgate_OBCZwing from Boise, Idaho USA on Sunday, March 07, 2021
About the Book:
(Nanny Book #1)

Wanted: One young woman to take care of four-year-old boy. Must be cheerful, enthusiastic and selfless--bordering on masochistic. Must relish sixteen-hour shifts with a deliberately nap-deprived preschooler. Must love getting thrown up on, literally and figuratively, by everyone in his family. Must enjoy the delicious anticipation of ridiculously erratic pay. Mostly, must love being treated like fungus found growing out of employers Hermès bag. Those who take it personally need not apply. Who wouldn't want this job? Struggling to graduate from NYU and afford her microscopic studio apartment, Nanny takes a position caring for the only son of the wealthy X family. She rapidly learns the insane amount of juggling involved to ensure that a Park Avenue wife who doesn't work, cook, clean, or raise her own child has a smooth day. When the X's' marriage begins to disintegrate, Nanny ends up involved way beyond the bounds of human decency or good taste. Her tenure with the X family becomes a nearly impossible mission to maintain the mental health of their four-year-old, her own integrity and, most importantly, her sense of humor. Over nine tense months, Mrs. X and Nanny perform the age-old dance of decorum and power as they test the limits of modern-day servitude.

Journal Entry 2 by wingEEastgate_OBCZwing at Little Free Library - E Eastgate Drive in Boise, Idaho USA on Sunday, March 07, 2021

Released 1 mo ago (3/7/2021 UTC) at Little Free Library - E Eastgate Drive in Boise, Idaho USA

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