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The Perfect Nanny (Paperback)
ISBN-10 : 0143132172 ISBN-13 : 9780143132172 List Price : $16.00
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The prizewinning, #1 internationally bestselling domestic thriller about a working mother, her lifesaver of a nanny, and the lengths one of them will go to in order to get what the other one has ? Winner of France’s most prestigious literary prize, the Goncourt?the first book by a Moroccan woman to win ? When Myriam, a mother and brilliant French-Moroccan lawyer, decides to return to work, she and her husband are forced to look for a caretaker for their two young children. They are thrilled to find Louise: the perfect nanny right from the start. Louise sings to the children, cleans the family’s beautiful apartment in Paris’s upscale tenth arrondissement, stays late whenever asked, and hosts enviable kiddie parties. But as the couple and the nanny become more dependent on each other, jealousy, resentment, and frustrations mount, shattering the idyllic tableau. Building tension with every page The Perfect Nanny is a riveting exploration of power, class, race, domesticity, and motherhood?and the debut in English of an immensely talented writer.
- ISBN-10: 0143132172
- ISBN-13: 9780143132172
- Binding: Paperback
- Language: English
- Pages: 256
- Dimensions: 5.08 (w) x 7.76 (h) x 0.63 (d)