Nanny Returns: A Novel
More than four million readers fell
in love with Nan, the smart, spirited,
and sympathetic heroine of the
#1 New York Times bestseller
The Nanny Diaries.
Now she's back. After living abroad for twelve years, she and her husband, Ryan, aka H.H., have returned to New York to make a life for themselves. In the midst of getting her new business off the ground and fixing up their fixer-upper, Ryan announces his sudden desire to start a family. His timing simply couldn't be worse.
To compound the mounting construction and marital chaos, her former charge, Grayer X, now sixteen years old, makes a drunken, late-night visit, wanting to know why she abandoned him all those years ago. But how can she explain to Grayer what she still hasn't come to terms with herself? In an attempt to assuage her guilt, yet against every instinct, Nan tries to help Grayer and his younger brother, Stilton, through their parents' brutal divorce, drawing her back into the ever-bizarre life of Mrs. X and her Upper East Side enclave of power and privilege.
After putting miles and years between herself and this world, Nan finds she's once again on the front line of the battle with the couture-clad elite for their children's wellbeing.
With its whip-smart dialogue and keen observations of modern life, Nanny Returns gives a firsthand tour of what happens when a community that chose money over love finds itself with neither.
The Nanny Diaries was made into a major motion picture.
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LibraryThing ReviewUser Review - nattso78 - LibraryThing
Typos & irritation -just enough to get me to stop halfway through (which I never do). The whole meek and mild main character irritates me to no end. If she gets her voice in the end, I'll never know ... Read full review
LibraryThing ReviewUser Review - MickyFine - LibraryThing
In the sequel to The Nanny Diaries, Nan has returned to New York City with her husband, Ryan, after a twelve year absence. While working on setting up her consulting business, grappling with immensity ... Read full review