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Jerry Junior

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Author: Jean Webster
Published: 1906
Language: English
Wordcount: 39,250 / 122 pg
Flesch-Kincaid Reading Ease: 68.7
LoC Category: PS
Downloads: 7,828
Added to site: 2007.01.15 15809

g busily, and the grass beyond the water-wall was already white with bleaching sheets, while a lace trimmed petticoat fluttered from a near-by oleander, and a row of silk stockings stretched the length of the parapet. The most undeductive observer would have guessed by this time that the pink villa, visible through the trees, contained no such modern conveniences as stationary tubs.

The fourth girl, with gray eyes and yellow-brown hair, was sitting at ease on the balustrade, fanning herself with a wide brimmed hat and dangling her feet, clad in white tennis shoes, over the edge. She wore a suit of white linen cut sailor fashion, low at the throat and with sleeves rolled to the elbows. She looked very cool and comfortable and free as she talked, with the utmost friendliness, to the three girls below. Her Italian, to an unaccustomed ear, was exactly as glib as theirs.

The washer-girls were dressed in the gayest of peasant clothes--green and scarlet petticoats, flowered kerchiefs, coral beads and f

Reader Reviews

Average Rating of 3 from 1 reviews: ***
Leah A. Zeldes

A very frothy, lightweight romance, cute and a quick read but unmemorable and not nearly as worthwhile as Webster's deservedly better-known "Daddy Long-Legs." This is the same book as "Jerry."



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