Daddy Long Legs

Daddy Long Legs

And, Dear Enemy

Book - 2004
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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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Publisher: New York : Penguin Books, 2004.
ISBN: 9780143039068
0143039067
Characteristics: xx, 357 p. :,ill. ;,20 cm.
Additional Contributors: Showalter, Elaine
Alternative Title: Dear enemy.

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Aug 16, 2016

This editions is actually two books in one! In Daddy Long Legs, we meet Judy Abbott, an irrepressible orphan with a great zest for life. We follow her as she leaves the orphanage for college and figures out what she wants in life. In Dear Enemy we follow Judy's best friend, Sallie McBride, as she reforms the orphanage Judy came from. Loads of laughter, great characters and a surprise (or two!) along the way.

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Aug 18, 2016

"Dear Enemy: You should have lived in the days when each mean inhabited a separate mountain."

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