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Jean Webster, storyteller

Simpson, Alan

Jean Webster, storyteller

by Simpson, Alan

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Published by Tymor Associates in [Poughkeepsie? N.Y.] .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Webster, Jean, 1876-1916.,
  • Authors, American -- 20th century -- Biography.

  • Edition Notes

    StatementAlan & Mary Simpson with Ralph Connor.
    ContributionsSimpson, Mary., Connor, Ralph.
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsPS3545.E365 Z88 1984
    The Physical Object
    Pagination213 p., [1] p. of plates :
    Number of Pages213
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL2870288M
    LC Control Number84050869

    An unusual and stirring story of mystery and tragedy, in which the portrayal of life on a Southern plantation and the horror and fear roused in the negroes by what they believed manifestations of the ancestral "ha'nt" is clearly and vividly done. It is a book to keep its readers up nights. Discover Book Depository's huge selection of Jean Webster books online. Free delivery worldwide on over 20 million titles.

    Because she saw his shadow as he was leaving she labeled him Daddy-Long Legs. Jean Webster once being in an orphanage wrote from her own experience. This delightful book is a classic. I put it along side Jane Eyre, Pride & Prejudice, Little Woman, The Three Musketeers and Lorna Doone. I love the book and all the antics Judy gets up to.   Jean Webster () 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.

    Daddy-Long-Legs & Dear Enemy by Jean Webster One of the great novels of American girlhood, Jean Websters Daddy-Long- Legs () 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 (), also told in letters, follows the progress of Judys former orphanage now. Read Jerry online by Jean Webster at , the free online library full of thousands of classic books. Now you can read Jerry free from the comfort of your computer or mobile phone and enjoy other many other free books by Jean Webster. ReadCentral has helped thousands of people read books online without the need for sign-ups or downloads, simply choose your favorite book or author.


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storyteller book Anybody who loves Jean Webster's most 4/5. Jean Webster: Storyteller Hardcover – January 1, by Alan Simpson (Author) See all formats and editions Hide other formats and editions. Price New from Used from Hardcover "Please retry" — — $ Hardcover from $ 2 Used from $ New and free Author: Alan Simpson.

OCLC Storyteller book Description: pages, 1 unnumbered pages of plates: illustrations, facsimiles, portraits ; 26 cm: Contents: What this book is about --How Jean Webster began --The Lady Jane Grey School --Vassar College --When Patty went to college --Italy --a sort of disease --A cast of characters --Secret engagement --Woman writer --Tyringham --Daddy-long-legs --The death of storyteller book.

By Ralph Connor,Published on 01/01/ Recommended Citation. Connor, Ralph,"Jean Webster, Storyteller" ().Cited by: 2. Webster adopted the name Jean while attending the Lady Jane Grey School in Binghamton, New she graduated from Vassar College, Poughkeepsie, New York, where she was a classmate and close friend of the poet Adelaide r, who was a grandniece of Mark Twain, showed an early interest in in college she contributed a weekly column to.

Dear Enemy is the sequel to Jean Webster's novel published init was among the top ten best sellers in the US in The story is presented in a series of letters written by Sallie McBride, Judy Abbott's classmate and best friend in the recipients of the letters are Judy; Jervis Pendleton, Judy's husband and the preside/5.

For the information below, Wikipedia cites Mary and Alan Simpson's biography of Webster, Jean Webster: Storyteller: Jean Webster began an affair (apparently in or ) with Glenn Ford McKinney, the brother of her friend Ethelyn McKinney.

McKinney separated from his wife, Annette Reynaud, inand after their separation, he. Alan Simpson, president of Vassar College from and co-author of the biography Jean Webster: Storyteller, posits that this early interest in art led to Webster self-illustrating her most popular books, Daddy-Long-Legs and its sequel, Dear Enemy.

Webster boarded for two years at the Lady Jane Grey school, where she first began using the. Daddy-Long-Legs is a epistolary novel by the American writer Jean follows the protagonist, Jerusha "Judy" Abbott, as she leaves an orphanage and is sent to college by a benefactor whom she has never seen.

Free kindle book and epub digitized and proofread by Project Gutenberg. Project Gutenberg; 62, free ebooks Project Gutenberg; 62, free ebooks; 17 by Jean Webster; Daddy-Long-Legs by Jean Webster. Download; Bibrec; Bibliographic Record. Author: Webster, Jean, Title: Daddy-Long-Legs Language: English: LoC Class: PZ: Language.

Book review Daddy-Long-Legs by Jean Webster () I don't think you will be able to guess what this book is about just by looking at the title.

It's a lovely story, and it's a surprise love story, but you won't realize who loves who until you get right to the very end.

In the beginning, it is a series of letters, written by an American orphan. ThriftBooks sells millions of used books at the lowest everyday prices.

We personally assess every book's quality and offer rare, out-of-print treasures. We deliver the joy of reading in % recyclable packaging with free standard shipping on US orders over $ The story, told in a series of letters, follows an orphan from her youth in the orphanage to college, which is provided by an anonymous benefactor who only asks that she keep him updated as to her progress.

I loved this book as a child and read it many times. Read full review. LibraryThing Review Jean Webster Limited preview - /5(52). “Jerry Junior” is a novel by American writer Jean Webster's. Her third novel, it follows a wealthy upper-class American called Jerry who sets about to woo an attractive American woman whilst w.

Inshortly after giving birth to a daughter, Jean Webster McKinney, Webster died from complications of childbirth. She at the height of her success as a storyteller and social activist. Webster’s editor, Douglas Doty, described her as “an artist without the artistic temperament”. Download Children's Classics Books for FREE.

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If you've read Daddy-Long-Legs or even seen the film with Fred Astaire and Leslie Caron, you're sure to find Jean Webster's novel, Dear Enemy, delightful. As a sequel, this book-of-letters describes the adventures of Judy's best friend from college, Sally McBride, who reluctantly takes control of Judy's old orphanage The John Grier Home, a.

- Explore Harini V's board "Jean webster" on Pinterest. See more ideas about Jean webster, Daddy long, Webster pins. Jean Webster (pseudonym for Alice Jane Chandler Webster, J – J ) was an American writer and author of many books including Daddy-Long-Legs and Dear Enemy.

Her best-known book. She -- Judy/Jean Webster -- has an eye for human silliness, but a forgiving one. It's a humane book that made me smile and gave me some warm fuzzies when I needed them.

It's the story of an orphan who is sent to college by an anonymous benefactor on the condition that she writes him one letter a month to let him see how she's s:. Jean Webster Book Reviews, Read Jean Webster eBooks Online to Save Paper. Secret Memoirs: The Story of Louise‚ C. Homesick Rational Horse-Shoeing The Holly Tree No Hiding Place Journal of a Voyage from Okkak‚ on the Co.Jean Webster” is the pseudonym of Alice Jane Chandler Webster ( – ), an American writer who authored many well-known books including “The Wheat Princess” and “Dear Enemy”.

Her most famous works are often characterised by powerful, likeable young female main characters who experience a maturation and intellectual coming-of.Download Children's Classics Books for FREE.

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