When Patty Went to College

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Author: Jean Webster
Published: 1901
Language: English
Wordcount: 38,228 / 118 pg
Flesch-Kincaid Reading Ease: 81.7
LoC Category: PS
Downloads: 1,609
Added to site: 2007.05.30
mnybks.net#: 17140
Origin: gutenberg.org
More Info: en.wikipedia.org

A humorous look at life in an all girls college at the turn of the 19th century. Patty Wyatt is a bright, fun loving, imperturbable girl who does not like to conform; And we can follow her through the many campus escapades of her senior year at college.

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pectacle with her. She felt that the silence was becoming ominous, however, and she hastened to interrupt it.

"There's something wrong with that stove; it won't burn a bit. I am afraid we didn't put it together just right. I shouldn't be surprised if you might be able to tell what's the matter with it, Mr. Peters." She smiled sweetly. "Men know such a lot about such things! Would you mind looking at it?"

Peters grunted again; but he approached the stove.

Five minutes later, when Priscilla stuck her head in to find out if, by chance, anything remained of Patty, she saw Peters on his knees on the floor of her bedroom, with the dismembered stove scattered about him, and heard him saying, "I don't know as I have any call to report you, for I s'pose, since they're up, they might as well stay"; and Patty's voice returning: "You're very kind, Mr. Peters. Of course if we'd known--" Priscilla shut the door softly, and retired around the corner to await Peters's departure

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Average Rating of 3 from 1 reviews: ***
2008.09.20
Leah A. Zeldes
***..

A very lightweight girls' book about an irrepressible girl who doesn't seem to be getting much education at a women's college. It seems to be aimed at an audience younger than its heroine.


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