Daddy-long-legs And Dear Enemy

Paperback | November 30, 2004

byJean WebsterIntroduction byElaine ShowalterNotes byElaine Showalter

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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.

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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 ...

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.

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Format:PaperbackDimensions:384 pages, 7.7 × 5 × 0.8 inPublished:November 30, 2004Publisher:Penguin Publishing GroupLanguage:English

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ISBN - 10:0143039067

ISBN - 13:9780143039068

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