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    • Daddy-Long-Legs

    • By: Jean Webster
    • Narrated by: Julia Whelan
    • Length: 4 hrs and 7 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4.5 out of 5 stars 118
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 105
    • Story
      4.5 out of 5 stars 106

    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.

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • My granddaughter loved it .. So I had to read

    • By Beverly on 03-11-15

    Regular price: $20.99

    • Daddy Long Legs

    • By: Jean Webster
    • Narrated by: Megan McGinnis
    • Length: 3 hrs and 56 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4.5 out of 5 stars 22
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 21
    • Story
      4.5 out of 5 stars 21

    Daddy Long Legs is a beloved story in the spirit of Jane Austen, the Bronte Sisters, and Downton Abbey. This heartwarming Cinderella story about a witty and winsome young woman and her mysterious benefactor charmed audiences of all ages from Los Angeles to London, when it made its musical debut. Critics called the story one of the most enthralling, entertaining, and moving love stories. And now, you can listen to the story told by the musical's Jerusha Abbott herself, Megan McGinnis.

    • 3 out of 5 stars
    • Pleasant enough

    • By RueRue on 12-30-17

    Regular price: $14.95

    • Dear Enemy

    • By: Jean Webster
    • Narrated by: Anne Hancock
    • Length: 6 hrs and 41 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4.5 out of 5 stars 37
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 35
    • Story
      4.5 out of 5 stars 35

    This delightful sequel to Webster's Daddy Long-Legs centers on socialite Sallie McBride, who reluctantly agrees to become director of an orphan asylum. The asylum's benefactors, her friends Judy and Jervis Pendleton, insist she is just the person to institute the sweeping reforms the institution needs. The exuberant Sallie soon begins ruffling feathers of the staff, filling the children's lives with hope and love, and locking horns with the new Scotch doctor, the Dear Enemy of the title.

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • Good old fashioned tale

    • By H. Egan on 04-13-18

    Regular price: $19.99

    • Daddy-Long-Legs

    • By: Jean Webster
    • Narrated by: Kate Forbes
    • Length: 4 hrs and 4 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4.5 out of 5 stars 55
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 50
    • Story
      4.5 out of 5 stars 50

    Jerusha Abbott is the oldest orphan in the John Grier Home. Every day she helps scrub and dress the younger children - all 97 of them. Soon she will graduate from high school and be on her own. Where will she go, and how will she support herself? When an anonymous wealthy donor decides to send her to college, Jerusha can hardly believe her good fortune. All she must do in return is send him a letter once a month. With all the excitement of college life - classes, parties, new friends, and a special gentleman - Jerusha can hardly stop writing!

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • Delightful

    • By Greg and Sara Masarik on 04-06-15

    Regular price: $17.49

    • Daddy-Long-Legs

    • By: Jean Webster
    • Narrated by: Flo Gibson
    • Length: 3 hrs and 40 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4 out of 5 stars 15
    • Performance
      4 out of 5 stars 11
    • Story
      4 out of 5 stars 11

    Mischievous Jerusha Abbott corresponds with her unknown benefactor after she leaves the orphan asylum for college, expanding horizons and romance. This reading was selected as a Notable Children's Recording in 1989 by the American Library Association.

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • a classic you shouldn't miss

    • By tsa1 on 06-14-18

    Regular price: $13.96

    • When Patty Went to College

    • By: Jean Webster
    • Narrated by: Anne Hancock
    • Length: 3 hrs and 54 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      3.5 out of 5 stars 5
    • Performance
      4 out of 5 stars 4
    • Story
      4 out of 5 stars 4

    Author Jean Webster ("Daddy Long Legs") presents the antics of irrepressible Patty Wyatt and her friends at a women's college at the turn of the 20th century. Patty takes full advantage of the freedom that college life provides, skirting the rules, getting into "scrapes", and doing as little work as possible while still managing to learn life lessons along the way.

    Regular price: $11.42

    • Papà Gambalunga [Daddy Long Legs]

    • By: Jean Webster
    • Narrated by: Silvia Cecchini
    • Length: 4 hrs and 4 mins
    • Overall
      5 out of 5 stars 3
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 3
    • Story
      4.5 out of 5 stars 3

    Vi invitiamo all’ascolto di un libro delizioso, Papà Gambalunga, di Jean Webster, scrittrice americana vissuta a cavallo tra la fine dell’800 e gli inizi del 900. Il suo pensiero aperto e progressista resiste alla patina del tempo ed è quanto mai attuale, sia nel campo dell’educazione, che in quello delle relazioni.Dal libro furono tratti film, commedie musicali, e “anime” giapponesi. Musica di Kevin Mac LeodAl termine dell’audiolibro, una breve intervista immaginaria all’autrice. Intervistatrice: Manuela Daviddi.

    Regular price: $5.24