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After spending five tumultuous months in Sweden as an au pair for what she describes as a "crazy, dysfunctional family," Natalie Burg knew her experience would make a great book, but she wasn't sure how to get it published. Burg took the job after graduating with her English literature degree in 2005, but it wasn't the post-grad adventure she'd envisioned. She