The Cross family's new nanny is perfect. A natural with children, a whiz in the kitchen, and a gifted painter, the only thing Miss Washington can't seem to do is make a mistake. But thanks to Stuart Cross's artistic ambitions, his wife Andie's mounting paranoia, and the nanny's smitten ex-boyfriend, what should be domestic bliss quickly turns into an outrageous disaster.
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Although Andie does manage to find a first-rate nanny (an aspiring painter named Louise Washington), she’s uneasy about leaving the girls in the care of hired help—especially now, when the papers are still running headlines about Tillie Cove, the Manhattan nanny who let a 14-month-old baby drown ...| Read Full Review of The Good Nanny
Andie, feeling displaced, becomes more and more paranoid about the nanny's activities, while Stuart suffers a professional blow and is galled to learn that the Museum of Modern Art is interested in the nanny's paintings.| Read Full Review of The Good Nanny
The best element of The Good Nanny is how narrator Stuart Cross mocks the novel's characters and their yuppie aspirations (beautiful houses, children, good food, career success), all the while conveying the message that Stuart has bought into the whole good-life vision as well. <...| Read Full Review of The Good Nanny
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