Marjorie Leet Ford lives in San Francisco. She has worked as a broadcast producer and conceived the long-running National Public Radio series "Tell Me a Story," traveling around the world to record great writers, including Raymond Carver, Eudora Welty, John Updike, and Alice Walker, reading their short stories. She was also once an au pair in England. Do Try to Speak as We Do is her first novel.
Do Try to Speak as We Do
Marjorie Leet Ford
St. Martin's Press
Thomas Dunne Books
It seems like the perfect job: an upper middle class English family desperately needs a nanny. The father is an aspiring novelist, the children are well-heeled, and the mother's accent radiates with...