Daddy-Long-Legs and Dear Enemy

Daddy-Long-Legs and Dear Enemy


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  • Paperback
  • ISBN 9780143039068
  • 384 Pages
  • Penguin Classics
  • Adult

Overview

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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Daddy-Long-Legs and Dear Enemy

Daddy-Long-Legs and Dear Enemy

Jean Webster, Introduction by: Elaine Showalter, Notes by: Elaine Showalter

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