The Nanny Diaries : Nanny Diaries

  • by Emma McLaughlin, Nicola Kraus
  • Narrated by Kathe Mazur
  • Series: Nanny Diaries
  • 10 hrs and 2 mins
  • Unabridged Audiobook

Publisher's Summary

What do you do when you are a nanny to an obscenely rich Park Avenue matron named X? Mrs. X refuses to do anything for herself, including cook, clean, or take care of her 4-year-old son. You are expected to do everything, including maintaining the mental health of said 4-year-old, even while Mrs. X decides that it is time for a divorce. You'll have to bear up under the strain with wit and panache, even as the boundaries between your working life and your so-called private life blur, merge, and disappear. The symbiotic relationship between parent and nanny ensures that your life will be spent anticipating and fulfilling the needs of your charge and your employer. Have fun! The readers of this book certainly will.


What the Critics Say

Romantic Times Award Winner - Best Chick Lit Novel, 2002
"The Nanny Diaries is diabolically funny...vastly entertaining...perfectly pitched social satire." (The New York Times)


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The Nanny Diaries

I thoroughly enjoyed this audiobook. Each day, as I arrived at work, I could not wait for the end of the day so I could listen to this story some more! I started listening to audiobooks during Lent to help me overcome my impatience with other drivers ... and it works! Now, I don't care how long it takes me to get somewhere!

In the Nanny Diaries, it is amazing how wealthy people treat those they feel are "beneath" them. It is all too true, I'm sure. This is a very good listen and I'm sure you'll enjoy it.

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- Rhonda


This is book is a 100% complete experience. Superb reader, good humor, terrific characters and a dash of strong emotions. I must add that Mrs X of this book is going to come to my mind anytime see a socialite at a charity show and I hope I will be able to suppress the wide grin which will automatically appear on my face. Enjoy...
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- Rajesh "Legal Thrillers, crime, fiction. humor and a bit of management sprinkled with some self improvement. All through Audible."

Book Details

  • Release Date: 08-05-2004
  • Publisher: Books on Tape