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  • Published: 7 March 2002
  • ISBN: 9780141008929
  • Imprint: Michael Joseph
  • Format: Paperback
  • Pages: 320
  • RRP: $34.99

The Nanny Diaries

A Novel



Nan, in her early twenties, goes to work for the wealthy X family to help put herself through college, and is shocked by their antics. Between raising the X's son Grayer, keeping on top of her studies, moving house and ensuring Mrs X's day runs smoothly, it's a wonder Nanny ever finds time to hang out with the gorgeous HH on the sixth floor. With divorce on the cards, Nanny finds herself caught up in the X's embittered world of power plays, lies and deceit. As communication rapidly breaks down,will Nanny be able to maintain the mental health of Grayer, despite the onslaught of Personal Problem Consultants, macrobiotic nutritionist and bilingual meals?

  • Published: 7 March 2002
  • ISBN: 9780141008929
  • Imprint: Michael Joseph
  • Format: Paperback
  • Pages: 320
  • RRP: $34.99

About the authors

Nicola Kraus

Nicola Kraus and Emma McLaughlin spent a combined eight years working as nannies in Manhattan. Inside the Park Avenue penthouses of their employers, they were witness and accomplice to the nebulous lives of the NYC rich and privileged. The Nanny Diaries was their debut novel based on their real-life experiences. Citizen Girl is their latest novel.

Emma McLaughlin

Emma McLaughlin and Nicola Kraus spent a combined eight years working as nannies in Manhattan. Inside the Park Avenue penthouses of their employers, they were witness and accomplice to the nebulous lives of the NYC rich and privileged. The Nanny Diaries was their debut novel, based on their real-life experiences. Citizen Girl is their latest novel.

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