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Love, Nina: despatches from family life

Love, Nina: despatches from family life

Stibbe, Nina, author

In the 1980s Nina Stibbe wrote letters home to her sister in Leicester describing her trials and triumphs as a nanny to a London family. There's a cat nobody likes, a visiting dog called Ted Hughes (Ted for short) and suppertime visits from a local playwright. Not to mention the two boys, their favourite football teams, and rude words, a very broad-minded mother and assorted nice chairs. From the mystery of the unpaid milk bill and the avoidance of nuclear war to mealtime discussions on pie filler, the greats of English literature, swearing in German and sexually transmitted diseases, 'Love, Nina' is a wonderful celebration of bad food, good company and the relative merits of Thomas Hardy and Enid Blyton

Paperback, Book. English.
Published London: Penguin Books, 2014
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Details

Statement of responsibility: Nina Stibbe
ISBN: 0241965098, 9780241965092
Note: Originally published: London: Viking, 2013.
Physical Description: x, 321 pages ; 20 cm
Subject: Child Care.; Nannies England London Correspondence.; Stibbe, Nina Correspondence.