Originally published in 1903, “When Patty Went to College” is Jean Webster’s first novel. It is a comical exploration of life in an all-girls college at the turn of the twentieth century that concentrates on Patty Wyatt, an outgoing, lively girl with a distinctly individual character, The book concentrates on her last year at college and the various pranks that she does for the enjoyment of friends and herself. This vintage book will appeal to those who have read and enjoyed other works by this author, and it would make for a worthy addition to any collection. Jean Webster” is the pseudonym of Alice Jane Chandler Webster (1876 – 1916), an American writer who authored many well-known books including “The Wheat Princess” and “Dear Enemy”. Her most famous works are often characterised by powerful, likeable young female main characters who experience a maturation and intellectual coming-of-age morally and socially. Including witty humour, snappy dialogue, and social commentary, her works are still read and enjoyed by readers today the world over. Many vintage books such as this are increasingly scarce and expensive. It is with this in mind that we are republishing this volume now in an affordable, modern, high-quality edition complete with a specially-commissioned new biography of the author.