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The Manny

by Holly Peterson

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If you enjoy reading about chic, about keeping up with the Jones’ or as in New York, keeping up with the Vanderbilts’ then this is the novel for you.  Jamie and husband maybe rich but,  unlike the other wives, she is a working mum and as such struggles to fit in with the lifestyle of the neighbours and this worries her rather neurotic husband.  Until that is, she brings in the new must-have accessory – a male nanny.  Suddenly, they are the talk of the neighbourhood and life gets a whole lot more exciting for Jamie.  

The Manny Synopsis

Jamie Whitfield is a rarity among the sleek and chic of 'The Grid' – the exclusive blocks of the Upper East Side where it's all about keeping up with the Vanderbilts. She's a working mother, from the wrong side of the tracks and is never quite going to fit in, much to the dismay of her neurotic husband Jeffrey. But while he's worrying that they're the poor white trash of The Grid, struggling along on a mere two mill a year, Jamie is more concerned about juggling the demands of her job with the needs of her children.

On the verge of breaking the story that could make her reporting career, and facing mutiny from her son, she hires a Manny – a male nanny and the new 'must-have' accessory on The Grid. And Jason proves to be a life-saver in more ways than she could ever have imagined…

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ISBN: 9780007233038
Publication date: 03/09/2007
Publisher: Harpercollins Publishers
Format: Paperback

ISBN: 9780007233021
Publication date: 19/02/2007
Publisher: Harpercollins Publishers
Format: Hardback

Book Information

ISBN: 9780007233021
Publication date: 19th February 2007
Author: Holly Peterson
Publisher: Harpercollins Publishers
Format: Hardback
Genres: Debuts of the Month, eBook Favourites, Family Drama, Relationship Stories,
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About Holly Peterson

After a decade as an Emmy-Award winning Producer for ABC News Primetime, Holly Peterson worked as Tina Brown's right-hand woman at Talk. As a contributing editor to Newsweek magazine, Holly acts as an in-house Producer and Story Editor using her extensive Rolodex to bring in high-profile stories. Raised in "The Grid", Holly and her husband now live there happily with their three children.Photograph © Terry Gruber

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