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When Patty Went to College

Jean Webster

When Patty Went to College is Jean Webster's first novel, published in 1903. It is a humorous look at life in an all-girls college at the turn of the 20th century. Patty Wyatt, the protagonist of this story is a bright, fun loving, imperturbable girl who does not like to conform. The book describes her many escapades on campus during her senior year at college. Patty enjoys life on campus and uses her energies in playing pranks and for the entertainment of herself and her friends. An intelligent girl, she uses creative methods to study only as much as she feels necessary. Patty is, however, a believer in causes and a champion of the weak. She goes out of her way to help a homesick freshman Olivia Copeland who believes she will be sent home when she fails four subjects in the examination. (Summary by wikipedia.org)

When Patty Went to College is Jean Webster's first novel, published in 1903. It is a humorous look at life in an all-girls college at the turn of the 20th century. Patty Wyatt, the protagonist of this story is a bright, fun loving, imperturbable girl who does not like to conform. The book describes her many escapades on campus during her senior year at college. Patty enjoys life on campus and uses her energies in playing pranks and for the entertainment of herself and her friends. An intelligent girl, she uses creative methods to study only as much as she feels necessary. Patty is, however, a believer in causes and a champion of the weak. She goes out of her way to help a homesick freshman Olivia Copeland who believes she will be sent home when she fails four subjects in the examination. (Summary by wikipedia.org)
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When Patty Went to College is Jean Webster's first novel, published in 1903. It is a humorous look at life in an all-girls college at the turn of the 20th century. Patty Wyatt, the protagonist of this story is a bright, fun loving, imperturbable girl who does not like to conform. The book describes her many escapades on campus during her senior year at college. Patty enjoys life on campus and uses her energies in playing pranks and for the entertainment of herself and her friends. An intelligent girl, she uses creative methods to study only as much as she feels necessary. Patty is, however, a believer in causes and a champion of the weak. She goes out of her way to help a homesick freshman Olivia Copeland who believes she will be sent home when she fails four subjects in the examination. (Summary by wikipedia.org)

Language:

English

Narrators:

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Length:

3h 46m


Chapters

Chapter 1
Chapter 1

18:08


Chapter 2
Chapter 2

14:32


Chapter 3
Chapter 3

15:02


Chapter 4
Chapter 4

13:12


Chapter 5
Chapter 5

12:08


Chapter 6
Chapter 6

10:50


Chapter 7
Chapter 7

14:13


Chapter 8
Chapter 8

07:57


Chapter 9
Chapter 9

10:59


Chapter 10
Chapter 10

25:49


Chapter 11
Chapter 11

20:45


Chapter 12
Chapter 12

09:26


Chapter 13
Chapter 13

17:03


Chapter 14
Chapter 14

15:50


Chapter 15
Chapter 15

20:25