6260FORD, Marjorie LeetDo Try to Speak as We Do : The Diary of an American Au Pair Hardcover St Martin's Press: NY; 2001; First US Edition 346 pages Near Fine in Very Good+ dust wrapper Spine ends lightly bumped. Unclipped dust wrapper faintly edgeworn. A lovely copy.; The author was once an au pair in England. In this novel an American woman cancels her wedding to a 'safe' man and goes to the UK to work as an au pair for an aristocratic member of Parliament. Does she live to regret her decision?; "Hello" of London feels this book has the charm of a latter-day "Love in a Cold Climate".