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Child of My Heart

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'I had in my care that summer four dogs, three cats, the Moran kids, Daisy, my eight-year-old cousin, and Flora, the toddler child of a local artist. ... Show synopsis

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  • That summer Jul 20, 2008
    by mishv

    It is the sort of book you wish it would take the whole summer to read. McDermott's Child of My Heart is like a literary version of the Nanny Diaries, this one beautifully written and over way too fast. Theresa's Eastern Long Island summers, taken up by babysitting for wealthier neighbours, is described so poignantly that anyone who reads it will feel like a 15 year old misfit for just a little while.

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