The Good Nanny

eAudio - unabridged
Audio (8.83 hours)
Product Number: Z12558
Released: May 15, 2016
Business Term: Purchase
ISBN: #9781501932908
Narrator/s: George Wilson
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Expert satirist Benjamin Cheever, author of Famous After Death, uses his dark sense of humor to deliver another searing look at suburbia. Literary editor Stuart Cross and his wife Andie, a film critic, hire the talented Louise to be nanny to their two young girls. Louise's perfection, however, begins to irritate the ambitious, but less accomplished Stuart and Andie, and soon the parents' jealousy gets the better of them.

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Author(s): Ben Cheever

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The Good Nanny
Product Number: BX00051365
Product Number:C2766
Product Number:Z12558

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CD
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Author(s): Ben Cheever
Narrator(s): George Wilson
Product Number C2766
Released: Sep 13, 2004
Business Term: Purchase
ISBN: #9781402596551
eBook
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Author(s): Ben Cheever
Product Number EB00636088
Released: Feb 23, 2016
Business Term: 52 Circ / 730 Day
Publisher: Bloomsbury USA
ISBN: #9781596917392

Professional reviews

"What begins as a dreary account of overpaid egoists (in this case, Manhattan publishing cognoscenti) develops into an intriguing tale of personal loss and moral degradation. A wealthy couple buys the home "to die for" in a small New York town, commuting to their jobs in the city. This requires a nanny for their daughters, and the title character appears--a cultured fine artist, a sophisticated yet down-to-earth black woman who likes to be called Sugar. Her wholesome contributions to the value-addled household lead to dark events. George Wilson chooses to play the antihero, Stuart Cross, with a vocal style resembling that of a 1950s science film narrator, though his supporting character work is much better. Still, this is a twisted and gripping listen written by someone who understands the machinations of modern culture. D.J.B. (c) AudioFile 2005, Portland, Maine"

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