Daddy Long Legs When Jerusha Abbott, an eighteen-year-old young lady living in a vagrant refuge, was told that a secretive tycoon had concurred to pay for her instruction, it was like a dream come genuine. For the primary time in her life, she had somebody she may imagine was "family." But everything was not idealized, for he chose to stay mysterious and inquired that she as it was typed in him about her advance in school. Who was this strange nobleman and would Jerusha ever meet him? Jean Webster (nom de plume for Alice Jane Chandler Webster) was an American author and creator of numerous books counting Daddy-Long-Legs and Expensive Adversary. Her most well-known books include enthusiastic and agreeable youthful female heroes who come of age savvy people, ethically, and socially, but with sufficient humor, smart discourse, and tenderly gnawing social commentary to create her books tasteful and pleasant to modern readers.