The Resource The nanny diaries : A Novel., Emma McLaughlin, (electronic resource)

The nanny diaries : A Novel., Emma McLaughlin, (electronic resource)

Label
The nanny diaries : A Novel.
Title
The nanny diaries
Title remainder
A Novel.
Statement of responsibility
Emma McLaughlin
Creator
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
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 Xs' 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. Written by two former nannies, The Nanny Diaries deftly punctures the glamour of Manhattan's upper class
Cataloging source
TEFOD
http://library.link/vocab/creatorName
McLaughlin, Emma
Index
no index present
Intended audience
  • Text Difficulty 3
  • UG/Upper grades (9th-12)
  • 4.9
Intended audience source
ATOS Level
Literary form
fiction
Nature of contents
dictionaries
Series statement
The Nanny Diaries
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Fiction
  • Literature
Label
The nanny diaries : A Novel., Emma McLaughlin, (electronic resource)
Link
Instantiates
Publication
Carrier category
online resource
Carrier category code
  • cr
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Color
multicolored
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Control code
ODN0000514817
Dimensions
unknown
Edition
1.
Extent
1 online resource
Form of item
electronic
Media category
computer
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • c
Reproduction note
Electronic reproduction.
Specific material designation
remote
Stock number
BEE1DD07-30AA-44A7-9B7F-08863B300926
System control number
BEE1DD07-30AA-44A7-9B7F-08863B300926
Label
The nanny diaries : A Novel., Emma McLaughlin, (electronic resource)
Link
Publication
Carrier category
online resource
Carrier category code
  • cr
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Color
multicolored
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Control code
ODN0000514817
Dimensions
unknown
Edition
1.
Extent
1 online resource
Form of item
electronic
Media category
computer
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • c
Reproduction note
Electronic reproduction.
Specific material designation
remote
Stock number
BEE1DD07-30AA-44A7-9B7F-08863B300926
System control number
BEE1DD07-30AA-44A7-9B7F-08863B300926

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