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Daddy-Long-Legs and Dear Enemy (Penguin Classics)

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One of the great novels of American girlhood, Jean Webster's Daddy-Long-Legs (1912) follows the adventures of an orphan named Judy Abbott, whose letters to her anonymous male benefactor trace her development as an independent thinker and writer. Its sequel, Dear Enemy (1915), follows the progress of Judy's former orphanage, now run by her friend Sallie McBride, who struggles to give her young charges hope and a new life.

 

Synopsis:

One of the great novels of American girlhood, Jean Websteras Daddy-Long-Legs (1912) follows the adventures of an orphan named Judy Abbott, whose letters to her anonymous male benefactor trace her development as an independent thinker and writer. Its sequel, Dear Enemy (1915), follows the progress of Judyas former orphanage, now run by her friend Sallie McBride, who struggles to give her young charges hope and a new life.

About the Author

Jean Webster (1876–1916) was the pen name of Alice Jane Chandler Webster. She was a grandniece of Mark Twain and the author of eight novels, her writing career blossomed amid the suffragist culture of upstate New York and Greenwich Village.

Product Details

ISBN:
9780143039068
Editor:
Showalter, Elaine
Editor:
Showalter, Elaine
Author:
Webster, Jean
Author:
Showalter, Elaine
Publisher:
Penguin Books
Subject:
General
Subject:
Short Stories (single author)
Subject:
Classics
Subject:
Literature-A to Z
Edition Description:
Paperback / softback
Series:
Penguin Classics
Publication Date:
20041131
Binding:
TRADE PAPER
Grade Level:
from 12
Language:
English
Illustrations:
Some b/w art
Pages:
384
Dimensions:
7.72x5.06x.68 in. .58 lbs.
Age Level:
from 18

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"Synopsis" by , One of the great novels of American girlhood, Jean Websteras Daddy-Long-Legs (1912) follows the adventures of an orphan named Judy Abbott, whose letters to her anonymous male benefactor trace her development as an independent thinker and writer. Its sequel, Dear Enemy (1915), follows the progress of Judyas former orphanage, now run by her friend Sallie McBride, who struggles to give her young charges hope and a new life.
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