Someone Else's Houses: A Brazilian's Journal While Living In The Usa As An Au Pair

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Nadia Novak, a young Brazilian woman, moves to the United States to work as a babysitter while living with an American family. In a journal, she writes about her common and unusual experiences.
Even though knowing that she would be in the middle of a culture different from hers, she learns in the hard way that living with another family and speaking another language would require more patience than she expected. After all, things are not as easy as it seems.