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The Manny (Large Print) (Thorndike Basic)

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What' s a Park Avenue working mom to do when her troubled son desperately needs a male role model and her husband is a power workaholic? If she' s like the gutsy heroine of Holly Peterson' s astute new comedy of manners among the ill-mannered elite, she does what every other woman on the block does. She hires herself a manny.

A solid middle-class girl from Middle America, Jamie Whitfield isn' t one of them but she lives in the Grid, the wealthiest acre of real estate in Manhattan, where big money and big media collide. And she has most everything they have- a big new apartment, full-time help with her three children, as well as her very own detached Master of the Universe attorney husband. What she doesn' t have, however, is a full-time father figure for their struggling nine-year-old son, Dylan. But the rich haven' t yet encountered a problem they can' t hire someone else to solve.

Enter the manny.

At first the idea of paying a man to provide a role model for Dylan sounds too crazy to be true. But one look at Peter Bailey is enough to convince Jamie that the idea may not be quite so insane after all. Peter is calm, cool, competent, and so charmingly down-to-earth, he' s irresistible. And with the political sex scandal of the decade propelling her career as a news producer into overdrive, and her increasingly erratic husband locked in his study with suspicious files, Jamie is in serious need of some grounding.

Peter reminds her of everything she once was, still misses, and underneath all the high-society glitz, still is. But will the new manny in her life put the groundback beneath her feet, or sweep her off them?

Synopsis:

What does a savvy mother do when her beloved son needs a role model and his workaholic father cant deliver? She hires "The Manny."

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Product Details

ISBN:
9780786297412
Publisher:
Thorndike Press
Subject:
Nannies
Author:
Peterson, Holly
Subject:
Large type books
Subject:
General
Subject:
Humorous fiction
Subject:
Rich people
Subject:
Literature-A to Z
Large Print:
Y
Series:
Thorndike Basic
Publication Date:
20071031
Binding:
Hardcover
Language:
English
Pages:
599
Dimensions:
8.80x5.83x1.25 in. 1.61 lbs.

Related Subjects

Arts and Entertainment » Humor » General
Fiction and Poetry » Literature » A to Z

The Manny (Large Print) (Thorndike Basic)
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