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The caretakers : a novel  Cover Image Book Book

The caretakers : a novel / Amanda Bestor-Siegal.

Record details

  • ISBN: 9780063138186
  • ISBN: 0063138182
  • Physical Description: 337 pages ; 24 cm
  • Edition: First edition.
  • Publisher: New York : William Morrow, an imprint of HarperCollins Publishers, 2022

Content descriptions

Summary, etc.:
Set in a wealthy Parisian suburb, an emotionally riveting debut told from the point of view of six women, and centered around a group of au pairs, one of whom is arrested after a sudden and suspicious tragedy strikes her host family--a dramatic exploration of identity, class, and caregiving from a profoundly talented new writer.
In 2015 Paris, a young au pair is arrested after the sudden death of her young charge and finds herself caught in the middle of turbulent dynamics of her host family's household, in this novel told from six women's point of view--all of whom know the truth.
2015 Paris. Alena, an American au pair, is arrested after the sudden death of her young charge. The grieving mother believes Alena is to blame. The truth lies with six women: it lies in the secrets they keep, the pressures they bear. Their miscommunication and misunderstandings that can have fatal consequences.-- adapted from jacket
Subject: Women > Fiction.
Au pairs > Fiction.
Children > Death > Fiction.
Paris (France) > Fiction.
Social classes > Fiction.
Child care > Fiction.
Family secrets > Fiction.
Americans > France > Paris > Fiction.
Femmes > Romans, nouvelles, etc.
Personnes au pair > Romans, nouvelles, etc.
Enfants > Mort > Romans, nouvelles, etc.
Classes sociales > Romans, nouvelles, etc.
Secrets de famille > Romans, nouvelles, etc.
Women.
Au pairs.
Children > Death.
Social classes.
Child care.
Family secrets.
France > Paris.
Women > Fiction.
Au pairs > Fiction.
Children > Death > Fiction.
Social classes > Fiction.
Child care > Fiction.
Paris (France) > Fiction.
Genre: Detective and mystery fiction.
Domestic fiction.
Fictional Work
Detective and mystery fiction.
Domestic fiction.
Novels.
Romans.

Available copies

  • 2 of 2 copies available at Skagit Evergreen Libraries. (Show)
  • 1 of 1 copy available at La Conner Regional Library District. (Show)
  • 1 of 1 copy available at La Conner Regional Library.

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  • 0 current holds with 2 total copies.
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