Daddy-Long-Legs and Dear Enemy

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Penguin, Nov 30, 2004 - Fiction - 384 pages
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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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User Review  - mrsdanaalbasha - LibraryThing

When I was so young, around 6, my brother and I would wake up early to watch an anime series called "يا صاحب الظل الطويل" aka "The Man with the Long Shadow" aka "Daddy Long Legs". Little did I know ... Read full review

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User Review  - Karin7 - LibraryThing

Daddy Long Legs by Jean Webster 5 stars and a heart Written and set in pre-WWI Northeastern USA. Jerusha (Judy) Abbott grew up an an orphanage, but is offered a full college education with allowance ... Read full review

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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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