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Manhattan's wealthy Upper East Side has its own rigid code of behaviour. One strictly adhered to by the Wilder-Bingham family.

Manhattan's wealthy Upper East Side has its own rigid code of behaviour. One strictly adhered to by the Wilder-Bingham family.

Emotional displays - unacceptable.

Unruly behaviour - definitely not welcome.

Fun - no thanks.

So when Rosie Kitto, an eccentric primary school teacher from England, bonces into this fortress of restraint with a heart as big as the city, the family quickly discovers that she hasn't read the rule book.

After a lifetime of saying no, what happens when everyone starts saying . . . yes?

Reviews

I adored it. So charming, wise and brilliantly written

Marian Keyes

Very funny and packs an emotional clout. Brilliant!

Heat

Drawn with a deft comic touch, lots of fun, joyus

Daily Express

A fast, indulgent read that makes you long to take Manhattan

Sunday Times

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  • Paperback

    9781405921558

    May 30, 2016

    Michael Joseph

    384 pages

    RRP $26.00

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  • Paperback

    9781405925044

    January 4, 2016

    Michael Joseph

    10 pages

    RRP $50.00

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  • Hardback

    9780718159177

    November 18, 2015

    Michael Joseph

    384 pages

    RRP $55.00

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  • According To Yes
    Dawn French

    EBook

    9781405921541

    May 30, 2016

    Penguin eBooks

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