Daddy-Long-Legs by Jean Webster audiobook

Daddy-Long-Legs

By Jean Webster
Read by Julia Whelan

Tantor Audio

Unabridged

Format : Library CD (In Stock)
  • ISBN: 9798200093229

  • ISBN: 9798200093212

  • ISBN: 9798200093236

Runtime: 4.14 Hours
Category: Fiction/Classics
Audience: Young Adult (12–17)
Language: English

Summary

Summary

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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Author Bio: Jean Webster

Author Bio: Jean Webster

Jean Webster is the pseudonym of American writer Alice Jane Chandler Webster (1876–1916). She is best known for her epistolary novel Daddy-Long-Legs, and her other works include Dear Enemy, When Patty Went to College, Jerry Junior, and Just Patty, several of which were adapted for the stage. Born in Fredonia, New York, she attended Vassar College, where she majored in English and economics. Her writing, characterized by lively and likable heroines, engaging dialogue, and clever humor, often addresses themes of women’s education and suffrage and social reform.

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Details

Available Formats : CD, Library CD, MP3 CD
Category: Fiction/Classics
Runtime: 4.14
Audience: Young Adult (12–17)
Language: English