The perfect nanny: A Novel

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When Myriam, a French-Moroccan lawyer, decided to return to work, she and her husband looked for the perfect nanny for their two children and found Louise. Now she has embedded herself so deeply in their lives that it seems impossible to remove her. Building tension with every page, The Perfect Nanny is a compulsive, riveting, bravely observed exploration of power, class, race, domesticity, and motherhood -- and the American debut of an immensely talented writer.



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subject_facetContemporary Women -- FICTION
Domestic fiction
Electronic books
Families -- France -- Paris -- Fiction
Interpersonal conflict -- France -- Paris -- Fiction
Literary -- FICTION
Murder -- France -- Paris -- Fiction
Nannies -- France -- Paris -- Fiction
Psychological -- Thrillers
Psychological fiction
Social classes -- France -- Paris -- Fiction
Suspense fiction
title_displayThe perfect nanny : a novel
title_fullThe Perfect Nanny A Novel
The Perfect Nanny A Novel [electronic resource] Slimani, Leila.
The perfect nanny : a novel / Leila Slimani ; translated from the French by Sam Taylor
title_shortThe perfect nanny
title_subA Novel
topic_facetContemporary Women
Families
Fiction
Interpersonal conflict
Literary
Literature
Murder
Nannies
Psychological
Social classes
Thriller