A Tree Grows in Brooklyn

A Tree Grows in Brooklyn by Betty Smith 0060001941 9780060001940
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The American classic about a young girls coming of age at the turn of the century.A profoundly moving novel, and an honest and true one. It cuts right to the heart of life...If you miss A Tree Grows in Brooklyn you will deny yourself a rich experience...It is a poignant and deeply understanding story of childhood and family relationships. The Nolans lived in the Williamsburg slums of Brooklyn from 1902 until 1919...Their daughter Francie and their son Neely knew more than their fair share of the privations and sufferings that are the lot of a great citys poor. Primarily this is Francies book. She is a superb feat of characterization, an imaginative, alert, resourceful child. And Francies growing up and beginnings of wisdom are the substance of A Tree Grows in Brooklyn. --New York TimesOne of the most dearly beloved and one of the finest books of our day. --Orville PrescottOne of the books of the century. --New York Public Library

Author: Betty Smith

Language: English

Edition: Book Club (BCE/BOMC)

Binding: Hardcover

Pages: 512

Publisher: Harper

Publication Date: 2001-11-13


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