Rebecca of Sunnybrook Farm

Rebecca of Sunnybrook Farm

Kate Douglas Wiggin
Editor/introduction: Susan K. Harris
Notes by: Shawn Thomson

Format
Paperback
Price
$14.00
 
Additional Formats
  • Paperback
  • ISBN 9780143039204
  • 272 Pages
  • Penguin Classics
  • Adult

Overview

Hugely popular when it was first published in 1903 and admired by authors from Jack London to Mark Twain, this delightful novel introduced a heroine as irrepressible and fun-loving as Tom Sawyer, who would serve as a role model for a century of American girls and women. When ten-year-old Rebecca Randall comes to live with flinty aunt Miranda and her sentimental sister Jane in a small town in Maine, they expect to turn her into a proper young lady. Instead, Rebecca will end up changing them. Rebecca of Sunnybrook Farm is as charming today as it was one hundred years ago and is unexpectedly poignant in its evocation of an America contemplating the choices open to women facing their futures in a new era.

* First time in Penguin Classics
* Includes introduction, suggestions for further reading, and explanatory notes

Rebecca of Sunnybrook Farm

Rebecca of Sunnybrook Farm

Kate Douglas Wiggin
Editor/introduction: Susan K. Harris
Notes by: Shawn Thomson

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