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Summary: Young orphan Judy Abbott’s life is turned upside down following an unexpected message. An anonymous benefactor has offered to pay for Judy to attend coll

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  • Publisher: Lindhardt og Ringhof
  • ISBN: 8726552817
  • Genre: Fiction
  • Number of Pages: 76
  • Language: English
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Description: Young orphan Judy Abbott’s life is turned upside down following an unexpected message. An anonymous benefactor has offered to pay for Judy to attend college on one condition – she must write to the mysterious donor every month to update them on her progress, and she must never know who they are. With college life a whirl of new friends, classes and parties, there is plenty for Judy to update her benefactor about, but the question remains – just who is this anonymous stranger? And why do they care so much for Judy? A charming and humorous coming of age story from the famous American author Jean Webster. Jean Webster (1876-1916) was an American writer and social activist. Born in New York to a matriarchal family, Webster was deeply influenced by the strong women who surrounded her. She became interested in social issues while at Vassar College, an interest she would maintain throughout her life, alongside women’s suffrage and education, all of which would influence her writing. Her most famous works include ‘When Patty Went to College’ and ‘Daddy-Long-Legs’, the latter of which also toured as a successful play. She died in 1916 following childbirth complications aged 39 while at the height of her career.


Pdf ebook: Daddy Long-Legs

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  • Author : Джин Уэбстер
  • Publisher: Litres
  • ISBN: 5041203962
  • Genre: Drama
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  • Language: English
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Summary: Daddy Long-Legs illustrated Jean Webster - Daddy Long-Legs is a book written by Jean Webster and first published in 1912. It tells the story of Jerusha Abb

  • Author : Jean Webster
  • Publisher: Phoemixx Classics Ebooks
  • ISBN: 3985943257
  • Genre: Juvenile Fiction
  • Number of Pages: 199
  • Language: English
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Description: Daddy Long-Legs illustrated Jean Webster - Daddy Long-Legs is a book written by Jean Webster and first published in 1912. It tells the story of Jerusha Abbott, who grew up in an orphanage but was sent to college by a mysterious benefactor she calls Daddy Long-Legs. In college she falls in love with a young man who wants to marry her, but she refuses because she is an orphan. Finally, after Jerusha--now Judy--graduates, she asks to meet her benefactor.


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Summary: 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

  • Author : Jean Webster
  • Publisher: Penguin
  • ISBN: 110149557X
  • Genre: Fiction
  • Number of Pages: 384
  • Language: English
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Description: 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. For more than seventy years, Penguin has been the leading publisher of classic literature in the English-speaking world. With more than 1,700 titles, Penguin Classics represents a global bookshelf of the best works throughout history and across genres and disciplines. Readers trust the series to provide authoritative texts enhanced by introductions and notes by distinguished scholars and contemporary authors, as well as up-to-date translations by award-winning translators.


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Summary: Throughout her astonishing fifty-year career - which has encompassed TV triumphs, a string of international hits, an Oscar statuette and a Las Vegas reside

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  • Publisher: Plexus Publishing
  • ISBN: 085965897X
  • Genre: Biography & Autobiography
  • Number of Pages: 288
  • Language: English
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Description: Throughout her astonishing fifty-year career - which has encompassed TV triumphs, a string of international hits, an Oscar statuette and a Las Vegas residency - Cher's personal life has continually made front-page news. In the shadow of her success, Cher has married twice, battled depression, defied the censors, and dealt with the tragedy of Sonny Bono's early death. Including exclusive interviews with Cher and those she has worked with on and off stage, Strong Enough documents the ins, outs, ups and downs of a one-name American icon at her outrageous best - by the writer behind Cher's Vegas tour programmes.


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Summary: Acclaimed writer of This is Uncool and Popcorn turns his attention to the (first ever) look at the teen movie Everyone undergoes some kind of teenage traum

  • Author : Garry Mulholland
  • Publisher: Orion
  • ISBN: 1409122514
  • Genre: Performing Arts
  • Number of Pages: 384
  • Language: English
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Description: Acclaimed writer of This is Uncool and Popcorn turns his attention to the (first ever) look at the teen movie Everyone undergoes some kind of teenage trauma, and a fundamental way of coping, or rite of passage, is the teen movie. Yet until now there has been no book that explores this successful movie sub-genre with any depth. Step forward Garry Mulholland, who, taking his cue from his previous, hugely acclaimed pop culture list books (This is Uncool and Fear of Music), seeks to create a pantheon of the very finest teen movies, or in Garry Mulholland''s words: ''I''ll be doing what film critics have been loathe to do since the 1950s, and taking the entire subculture of teen movies seriously, making a constant and compelling argument that Grease and A Nightmare on Elm Street tell us a great deal more about modern life and human nature than Citizen Kane and The Godfather.'' From Kes to Fame, Badlands to the Breakfast Club, and National Lampoon''s Animal House to Twilight, Garry Mulholland re-evaluates a much maligned genre, and brings it all back again: the good, the bad and the traumatic.


Pdf ebook: Dady Long Legs : Om Illustrated Classics

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Summary: Jerusha Abbott at 18 years is the eldest orphan at John Grier Home orphanage. All petty responsibilities of the kids at the orphanage rest on her tender sh

  • Author : Jean Webster
  • Publisher: Om Books International
  • ISBN: 9384225479
  • Genre: Books
  • Number of Pages: 240
  • Language: English
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Description: Jerusha Abbott at 18 years is the eldest orphan at John Grier Home orphanage. All petty responsibilities of the kids at the orphanage rest on her tender shoulders. One fine day, her mundane life undergoes a surprising change when an unknown trustee of the orphanage offers to pay for her college education as he is very impressed by one of her essays! He promises her a liberal monthly allowance and insists on being anonymous. His only condition is that Jerusha should send him monthly letters and keep him posted about her life in college, but not to expect any replies from him. What follows is an insight into Jerusha’s unexplored, fascinating world of college life through the letters that she writes to her unknown benefactor. She addresses him adoringly as “Daddy-Long-Legs” as she had seen his long shadow once while he was leaving the asylum. She shares a love–hate–anger–gratitude relationship with him. Finally, at the end of the story, the identity of Daddy-Long-Legs is revealed. Is her godfather someone familiar or a total stranger?


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Summary: Compiled in 4 volumes, "The Best 195 Classics Ever Written" brings together exceptional works by distinguished authors including renowned names like Charle

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  • Publisher: ReadHowYouWant.com
  • ISBN: 1458798410
  • Genre: Fiction
  • Number of Pages: N.A
  • Language: English
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Description: Compiled in 4 volumes, "The Best 195 Classics Ever Written" brings together exceptional works by distinguished authors including renowned names like Charles Dickens, Henry James, Jane Austen and William Shakespeare. Aiming to provide the best compilation of classical works for its lovers, this amazing collection has a wonderful blend of relationships, emotions, fantasy and adventure that attracted everyone for generations and inspired many films, television serials and stage adaptations.


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Summary: Erma Lee is on the run . . . Running from an abusive husband . . . running from a mother who doesn't care -- never cared. Running from a soul-numbing facto

  • Author : Michael Morris
  • Publisher: Harper Collins
  • ISBN: 0061900184
  • Genre: Fiction
  • Number of Pages: 368
  • Language: English
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Description: Erma Lee is on the run . . . Running from an abusive husband . . . running from a mother who doesn't care -- never cared. Running from a soul-numbing factory job that has held her down her entire life ... Erma Lee and her granddaughter, Cher, flee to the town of Wiregrass, Alabama, to escape the past and start over -- or so Erma Lee thinks. Erma Lee forms an unlikely friendship with Miss Claudia, an elderly socialite who is hiding a few details about her own past. Life in Wiregrass is different for Erma Lee and Cher, for here they find mercy and promise -- until, that is, the day Cher's convict father arrives in town, forcing all three women to come to terms with buried secrets.


Pdf ebook: THE MYSTERY OF EDWIN DROOD

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Summary: When Jerusha Abbott, an eighteen-year-old girl living in an orphan asylum, was told that a mysterious millionaire had agreed to pay for her education, it w

  • Author : Jean Webster
  • Publisher: Strelbytskyy Multimedia Publishing
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  • Genre: Fiction
  • Number of Pages: N.A
  • Language: English
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Description: When Jerusha Abbott, an eighteen-year-old girl living in an orphan asylum, was told that a mysterious millionaire had agreed to pay for her education, it was like a dream come true. For the first time in her life, she had someone she could pretend was "family." But everything was not perfect, for he chose to remain anonymous and asked that she only write him concerning her progress in school. Who was this mysterious gentleman and would Jerusha ever meet him?


Pdf ebook: 39 Great Classics for Young

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Summary: This title contains, Household Tales by Brothers Grimm, Moby Dick by Herman Melville, Christmas Carol by Charles Dickens, Aesop's Fables by George Fyler To

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  • Publisher: ReadHowYouWant.com
  • ISBN: 1458795578
  • Genre: Juvenile Fiction
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Description: This title contains, Household Tales by Brothers Grimm, Moby Dick by Herman Melville, Christmas Carol by Charles Dickens, Aesop's Fables by George Fyler Townsend, Alice's Adventures in Wonderland by Lewis Carroll, Andersen's Fairy Tales by Hans Christian Andersen, Around The World In Eighty Days by Jules Verne, Daddy-Long-Legs by Jean Webster, Dot and the Kangaroo by Ethel C. Pedley, Gulliver's Travels by Jonathan Swift, Heidi by Johanna Spyri, Kidnapped by Robert Louis Stevenson, The Life and Perambulations of a Mouse by Dorothy Kilner, The Secret Garden by Frances Hodgson Burnett, The Water Babies by Charles Kingsley, The Wind in the Willows by Kenneth Grahame, Through the Looking Glass by Lewis Carroll, Treasure Island by Robert Louis Stevenson, What Katy Did Next by Susan Coolidge, Child's History of England by Charles Dickens, A Child's History of England by Charles Dickens, An Old-fashioned Girl by Louisa May Alcott, The Adventures of Tom Sawyer by Mark Twain, The Prince and the Pauper by Mark Twain, Just So Stories by Rudyard Kipling, Kim by Rudyard Kipling, Alice's Adventures Under Ground by Lewis Carroll, Little Lord Fauntleroy by Frances Hodgson Burnett, The Wonderful Wizard of Oz by Lyman Frank Baum, Peter Pan by James Matthew Barrie, Tarzan of the Apes by Edgar Rice Burroughs, The Call of the Wild by Jack London, Child's Garden of Verses by Robert Louis Stevenson, Mrs. Wiggs of the Cabbage Patch by Alice Caldwell Hegan, Pollyanna by Eleanor Hodgman Porter, Pollyanna Grows Up by Eleanor Hodgman Porter, Campfire Girl's First Council Fire by Jane L. Stewart, The Hoosier School-boy by Edward Eggleston, The Hoosier School-Master by Edward Eggleston, King Solomon's Mines by Henry Rider Haggard


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Summary: La protagonista de esta novela ha sido criada en un orfanato. Un intento de desahogo la lleva a escribir sobre la vida en el orfanato John Grier. Un mister

  • Author : Jean Webster
  • Publisher: Editorial Forja
  • ISBN: 9563383265
  • Genre: Juvenile Fiction
  • Number of Pages: 102
  • Language: English
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Description: La protagonista de esta novela ha sido criada en un orfanato. Un intento de desahogo la lleva a escribir sobre la vida en el orfanato John Grier. Un misterioso benefactor le ofrece anónimamente a Jerusha pagarle la totalidad de los estudios universitarios con el objetivo de que se convierta en escritora. Su única exigencia: comprobar que el proceso se está cumpliendo a través de un constante flujo de cartas, que él no responderá jamás. A través de cada escrito, el lector irá viviendo, sin duda, las aventuras de Jerusha Abbot empatizando irremediablemente con la protagonista. A pesar de haber sido escrito hace más de un siglo, Papaíto piernas largas continua cautivando con la sencillez, optimismo y la frescura de la protagonista. “No son los grandes placeres lo más importante; son en gran parte los pequeños –he descubierto el verdadero secreto de la felicidad, papaíto, y es vivir en el presente. No estar siempre lamentando el pasado o anticipando el futuro; para obtener el máximo hay que vivir este mismo instante...”.


Pdf ebook: Clueless: Lessons on Love, Fashion, and Friendship

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Summary: Quick tips, quotes, and full-color photos highlight this fabulous gift book inspired by the classic teen comedy Clueless (1995). Learn how to navigate the

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  • Publisher: RP Minis
  • ISBN: 0762497084
  • Genre: Humor
  • Number of Pages: 144
  • Language: English
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Description: Quick tips, quotes, and full-color photos highlight this fabulous gift book inspired by the classic teen comedy Clueless (1995). Learn how to navigate the world with life lessons inspired by the most glamorous high-schooler in Beverly Hills, Cher Horowitz, her BFF Dionne, new pal Tai, and the entire crew from the greatest teen comedy of the '90s, Clueless. This mini book is filled with advice, quick tips, and quotes on dating, fashion, friendship, giving back, and so much more -- all illustrated with full-color photos from the movie throughout.


Pdf ebook: Daddy's Petting Zoo

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Summary: This book is dedicated to my precious father, Ira Haynes, together we shared such a love for animals. Ira lived to be the oldest businessman in Manhattan,

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  • Publisher: Xlibris Corporation
  • ISBN: 1477154345
  • Genre: Juvenile Fiction
  • Number of Pages: 24
  • Language: English
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Description: This book is dedicated to my precious father, Ira Haynes, together we shared such a love for animals. Ira lived to be the oldest businessman in Manhattan, Kansas.He owned a barbershop for over 61 years across the street from Kansas State University. This business is now owned by my brother, Ira Haynes Jr.The Haynes Style Shop has been in our family for over 95 years. My mother LaDonna Haynes, who was so supportive and such a wonderful mother. She helped care for all of the animals and especially loved the swans.I want to thank my brother for putting up with me and the horses I sent to him.This is also dedicated to my grandchildren, Chad, Justin, Chris, and Tommy.What a blessing to have such a wonderful family!


Pdf ebook: English Classics: Daddy-Long-Legs

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Summary: "I suppose I might call you Dear Mr. Girl-Hater. Only that’s sort of insulting to me. Or Dear Mr. Rich-Man, but that’s insulting to you. But at least y

  • Author : Jean Webster
  • Publisher: Gramedia Pustaka Utama
  • ISBN: 6020334465
  • Genre: Juvenile Fiction
  • Number of Pages: 200
  • Language: English
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Description: "I suppose I might call you Dear Mr. Girl-Hater. Only that’s sort of insulting to me. Or Dear Mr. Rich-Man, but that’s insulting to you. But at least you will stay tall all your life! So I’ve decided to call you Dear Daddy-Long-Legs. I hope you won’t mind."


Pdf ebook: Les Irlandais de Grosse-Île T.2

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Summary: Québec, 1867. Vingt années se sont écoulées depuis que Molly McDoughan a fui les misères de l’Irlande pour s’installer au Canada. Tandis qu’elle

  • Author : Christiane Duquette
  • Publisher: Les Éditeurs réunis
  • ISBN: 2895859965
  • Genre: Fiction
  • Number of Pages: 330
  • Language: English
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Description: Québec, 1867. Vingt années se sont écoulées depuis que Molly McDoughan a fui les misères de l’Irlande pour s’installer au Canada. Tandis qu’elle mène une vie de famille rangée auprès de son époux, le major Arthur Lockwell, et de leur belle Charlotte, sa sœur, Sarah, connaît des jours heureux chez les Augustines. Mais la quiétude de la religieuse se trouve perturbée lorsqu’un crime est perpétré au couvent... À New York, l’autre cadette du clan, Rachel, rêve encore de devenir une célèbre cantatrice. Mère des jumeaux Maud et Colin, elle fait néanmoins face à une désolante situation quand son mari, Brogan, revenu blessé et traumatisé de la guerre de Sécession, sombre dans l’alcool. Un pèlerinage à Grosse-Île se révélera l’occasion parfaite pour Molly, Rachel et leurs enfants de lever le voile sur certains mystères du passé. Les héritiers McDoughan arriveront-ils, au-delà des espoirs et des déceptions, à apprivoiser le funeste destin de leurs ancêtres ? Christiane Duquette est l’auteure des romans historiques La fille de la Joconde et L’amante de Molière. Elle nous présente ici la suite de sa sublime fresque familiale, témoignant des grands changements qui ont façonné le Québec du XIXe siècle.


Pdf ebook: Daddy-Long-Legs 키다리 아저씨(랭컴 주니어 클래식 02)

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Summary: 랭컴 주니어 클래식은 원작을 그대로 구현하여 원작의 맛과 향을 그대로 느낄 수 있도록 기획된 영어명작동화 시리

  • Author : 진 웹스터
  • Publisher: LanCom Publishing
  • ISBN: 8998469391
  • Genre: Literary Collections
  • Number of Pages: N.A
  • Language: English
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Description: 랭컴 주니어 클래식은 원작을 그대로 구현하여 원작의 맛과 향을 그대로 느낄 수 있도록 기획된 영어명작동화 시리즈이다. 그 두 번째 작품으로 기획된《키다리아저씨》는 1912년에 발표된 이후, 수없이 많은 만화, 영화로 제작되어 사랑을 받았던 작품으로 진 웹스터를 빼놓을 수 없는 미국의 여류소설가로 자리매김하게 한 최고의 작품이기도 하다. 여주인공의 성장이라는 주제를 다루는 작품으로 1부 우울한 수요일에서는 어둡고 우울한 고아원에서의 생활이 그려지고, 2부 키다리 아저씨 스미스 씨에게 보낸 제루샤 애벗 양의 편지들은 고아원을 벗어나 대학이라는 낯선 환경에서 새로운 것들을 배워가는 주디의 일상과 생각이 편지 형식으로 그려진다. 동화는 아이들을 위해 쓴 작품이라는 특성상 듣고 말하고 이해하기 쉬운 언어를 구사하고 있다는 점에서 영어 학습자들에게 굉장히 좋은 교재가 될 수 있다는 점 또한 랭컴 주니어 클래식의 커다란 장점이다. 명작동화를 원작 그대로 즐기면서 영어 실력을 키우는 일석이조의 경험을 누릴 수 있기를 바란다.


Pdf ebook: Английский с любовью. Джин Уэбстер. Длинноногий папочка / Jean Webster. Daddy-Long-Legs

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Summary: Выйдя в свет в 1912 году, роман Джин Уэбстер, проникнутый каким-то удивительно светлым

  • Author : Джин Уэбстер
  • Publisher: Litres
  • ISBN: 5041788936
  • Genre: Foreign Language Study
  • Number of Pages: N.A
  • Language: English
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Description: Выйдя в свет в 1912 году, роман Джин Уэбстер, проникнутый каким-то удивительно светлым и чистым настроением, наполненный мягким и добрым юмором, дышащий надеждой и верой в лучшее, мгновенно покорил сердца читателей.Сирота Джуди учится в колледже за счет благодетеля, даже не зная его имени. Единственная ниточка, связывающая ее с этим человеком, – письма, в которых она должна рассказывать обо всем, что с ней происходит, но именно благодаря этим письмам постепенно зарождается и крепнет глубокое и сильное взаимное чувство...Роман адаптирован по методу Ильи Франка: снабжен дословным переводом на русский язык и необходимым лексико-грамматическим комментарием (без упрощения текста оригинала). Уникальность метода заключается в том, что запоминание слов и выражений происходит за счет их повторяемости, без заучивания и необходимости использовать словарь.Для широкого круга лиц, изучающих английский язык и интересующихся культурой англоязычных стран.


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Summary: The true crime story of a father’s murder and a daughter’s discovery of his Jekyll-and-Hyde double-life in pursuit of his killer. Denise Wallace had sp

  • Author : Denise Wallace
  • Publisher: WildBlue Press
  • ISBN: 1942266529
  • Genre: True Crime
  • Number of Pages: 310
  • Language: English
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Description: The true crime story of a father’s murder and a daughter’s discovery of his Jekyll-and-Hyde double-life in pursuit of his killer. Denise Wallace had spent years hiding deadly secrets about her enigmatic father, Wesley Wallace. Wes was a trusted security guard of the Ritz Carlton Palm Beach. He was supposed to protect those who found themselves in his care. But a closer look into his brutal murder revealed a split personality—one that his daughter may have seen but tried to ignore. However, detectives assigned to the case persuaded her to assist them in the capture of her father's killer. The trail would lead from the glitz of Palm Beach to the murky streets of Dixie Highway and end in a courtroom where her father's secret life, and his dangerous penchant for sex slaves, would be revealed. “An engrossing true story about alternative lifestyles, domination, hidden secrets and a late night murder.”—John Ferak, bestselling author of Failure of Justice


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Summary: Octobre 1886. Remplis d’espoir d’accéder à une vie meilleure, Catherine et Guillaume Duquesne quittent leur modeste maison en Charente et s’embarqu

  • Author : Marie-Bernadette Dupuy
  • Publisher: Les éditions JCL
  • ISBN: 2898040371
  • Genre: Fiction
  • Number of Pages: 512
  • Language: English
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Description: Octobre 1886. Remplis d’espoir d’accéder à une vie meilleure, Catherine et Guillaume Duquesne quittent leur modeste maison en Charente et s’embarquent pour New York, accompagnés de leur fille Élisabeth. Or, ce rêve de liberté se transforme rapidement en cauchemar. Après une succession de tragédies, la petite se retrouve soudain livrée à elle-même dans le dédale de l’immense cité américaine. Au lendemain d’une longue nuit d’errance dans Central Park, l’orpheline est renversée par la calèche des richissimes Woolworth. Le couple l’héberge et la soigne, puis décide de garder à ses côtés cette adorable enfant qui semble issue de nulle part, faisant fi des avis de recherche lancés par son grand-père maternel depuis la France. La fillette grandit choyée, telle une princesse. Mais le jour où elle apprend les circonstances entourant son adoption, Élisabeth se sent trahie et regagne précipitamment sa terre natale. Parviendra-t-elle à percer le mystère de ses origines et à trouver sa juste place parmi les siens ?