Jean Webster Daddy-Long-Legs

ISBN 13: 9781452652559

Daddy-Long-Legs

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First published in 1912, Daddy-Long-Legs is an epistolary novel that follows orphan Jerusha "Judy" Abbott through her college years through a series of letters written to her anonymous benefactor, whom she nicknames "Daddy-Long-Legs." As Judy learns to navigate the complex world of studies, social life, and romance, her letters convey her growth and address the increasingly complex questions that preoccupy her. A classic coming-of-age story featuring a clever, engaging, and altogether realistic heroine, Daddy-Long-Legs has been a beloved tale since its publication and continues to delight its audiences.

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Jean Webster is the pseudonym of American writer Alice Jane Chandler Webster (1876–1916), whose best-known works include Daddy-Long-Legs, Dear Enemy, and Just Patty.
Julia Whelan, a former child actress best known for her award-winning work on ABC's Once and Again, has won multiple AudioFile Earphones Awards and was named one of AudioFile magazine's Best Voices of 2010. Her "flawless" narration of Jandy Nelson's The Sky Is Everywhere earned a place in the first round of 2011 Grammy nominations for Best Spoken Word Album.

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