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The perfect nanny : a novel / Leila Slimani ; translated from the French by Sam Taylor.

Available copies

  • 34 of 50 copies available at Sitka.
  • 0 of 1 copy available at Fernie Heritage Library.

Current holds

1 current hold with 0 total copies.

Location Call Number / Copy Notes Barcode Shelving Location Holdable? Status Due Date
Fernie Heritage Library FIC SLI (Text) 35136000535352 Adult Fiction Volume hold Checked out 11/27/2018
Bibliothèque Ste-Anne Library FIC SLI (Text) 31511010023966 English Adult Fiction Volume hold Checked out 11/22/2018
Boissevain-Morton Library F/Slimani (Text) 36266000298013 Adult Fiction Volume hold Checked out 11/24/2018
Bren Del Win Centennial Library F Slimani (Text) 36320000348854 Adult Fiction Volume hold Available -
Burns Lake Public Library AF SLI (Text) 35198000658519 Adult Fiction Volume hold Available -
Castlegar Public Library FIC SLI (Text) 35146002058097 Fiction Volume hold Available -
Creston Public Library FIC SLI (Text) 35140100034514 Fiction Volume hold Available -
Dawson Creek Municipal Public Library F SLI (Text) DCL162219 Adult Fiction Volume hold Available -
Fort Nelson Public Library FIC SLI (Text) 35246000941995 Adult Fiction Volume hold Available -
Galiano Island Community Library FIC SLI (Text) 33127000142762 Fiction Volume hold Checked out 12/05/2018
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Record details

  • ISBN: 9780143132172 (paperback)
  • Physical Description: 228 pages ; 20 cm
  • Publisher: New York : Penguin Books, 2018.

Content descriptions

Summary, etc.:
"When Myriam, a French-Moroccan lawyer, decides to return to work after having children, she and her husband look for the perfect nanny for their two young children. They never dreamed they would find Louise: a quiet, polite, devoted woman who sings to the children, cleans the family's chic apartment in Paris's upscale tenth arrondissement, stays late without complaint, and hosts enviable kiddie parties. But as the couple and the nanny become more dependent on one another, jealousy, resentment, and suspicions mount, shattering the idyllic tableau. 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"-- Provided by publisher.
Subject: Nannies > France > Paris > Fiction.
Social classes > France > Paris > Fiction.
Interpersonal conflict > France > Paris > Fiction.
Families > France > Paris > Fiction.
Murder > France > Paris > Fiction.

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