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Free kindle book and epub digitized and proofread by Project Gutenberg. Free PDF, epub, Kindle ebook. Jerusha Abbott grew up in an orphanage but was sent to college by a mysterious benefactor she calls Daddy Long-Legs. Jerusha Abbott was brought up at the John Grier Home, an old-fashioned orphanage where the children were wholly dependent on charity. At the age of.
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Read Five eBooks Free! Become a member of yazik.info and you can download five free The classic book, Daddy-Long-Legs, by Jean Webster. Daddy-Long-Legs. byWebster, Jean, Publication date Topics Women college students, Philanthropists, Women authors, Young women. Daddy-Long-Legs eBook. Jean Webster. This eBook from the Gutenberg Project consists of approximately pages of information about Daddy-Long-Legs.
All her life Jerusha has lived at the drearyJohn Grier Home for orphans.
Now that she's seventeen, her time there is up and her prospects for the future are dim. But suddenly an anonymous benefactor sends her to a posh northerstern college for women.
All Jerusha must do in return is write to the man she nicknames Daddy-Long-Legs and tell him of her progress. And what progress there is!
Jerusha — now Judy because she has always hated her name — reads everything from Mother Goose to Plato, joins the basketball team, downloads her first pair of stockings, writes a novel, wins a scholarship, lives with two roomates who couldn't be more different; and, for the first time in her life, falls in love. Last edited by Lisa.
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About the Book. Daddy Long Legs , Puffin. Daddy-long-legs January 30, , Paperbackshop. UK Ltd - Echo Library.
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Not on the whole flattering, is it, Daddy? And I thought I was making a notable addition to American literature. I did truly. I was planning to surprise you by writing a great novel before I graduated.
But I dare say the editor is right. Probably two weeks was not enough in which to observe the manners and customs of a great city.
I took it walking with me yesterday afternoon, and when I came to the gas house, I went in and asked the engineer if I might borrow his furnace. He politely opened the door, and with my own hands I chucked it in. I felt as though I had cremated my only child! I went to bed last night utterly dejected; I thought I was never going to amount to anything, and that you had thrown away your money for nothing.
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But what do you think? However, after initial success, the publishing business and the relationship with the famous author deteriorated and the family moved back to their old home in Fredonia.
She began writing columns for local newspapers while traveling on holiday in Europe and published her first book, When Patty Went to College in So great was its popularity that Jean Webster was commissioned to adapt it for stage in She toured with the theater company and enjoyed even greater success. Daddy-Long-Legs dolls became all the rage in that era!
She died tragically in childbirth in Daddy-Long-Legs has been adapted to film, stage and television several times all over the world in many different languages and the century-old story still has the power to keep readers, young and old, enthralled.Daddy-long-legs January 30, , Paperbackshop.
Ashinaga ojisan , Popurasha in Japanese. Lippett, behind the scenes, did not always maintain that calm and pompous dignity with which she faced an audience of Trustees and lady visitors. Jerusha gazed out across a broad stretch of frozen lawn, beyond the tall iron paling that marked the confines of the asylum, down undulating ridges sprinkled with country estates, to the spires of the village rising from the midst of bare trees. I enjoy listening to audio books while I knit and thoroughly enjoyed this reading.
Tommy Dillon, who had joined the choir, came singing up the stairs and down the corridor, his chant growing louder as he approached room F. A good deal of humour but not always in the best of taste.