The Nanny Diaries: A Novel - Chapter Eight: Frosting on the Cake Summary & Analysis

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Chapter Eight: Frosting on the Cake Summary

Mrs. X is throwing Mr. X out of the house. While he is in Chicago at work, she has Connie, their long-time housekeeper, pack up his suits and ties and send them down to the door man at 3 o'clock. Meanwhile she is looking for Grayer's bowtie and in a fit because she can't find it. She chides Nan to please keep track of Grayer's clothes and fires Connie, who has worked there for 14 years. After Mrs. X leaves, Connie tells Nan about how there had been a first Mrs. X and that the current Mrs. X had left her panties under the bed for the other woman to find. Nan is shocked by this story.

Connie also describes how quickly the family goes through nannies and that each time one of the nannies seems happier than Mrs...

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