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A tree grows in Brooklyn

by Smith, Betty, 1896-1972,

Format: Print Book 1976
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The beloved American classic about a young girl's coming-of-age at the turn of the century, Betty Smith's A Tree Grows in Brooklyn is a poignant and moving tale filled with compassion and cruelty, laughter and heartache, crowded with life and people and incident. The story of young, sensitive, and idealistic Francie Nolan and her bittersweet formative years in the slums of Williamsburg has enchanted and inspired millions of readers for more than sixty years. By turns overwhelming, sublime, heartbreaking, and uplifting, the daily experiences of the unforgettable Nolans are raw with honesty and tenderly threaded with family connectedness -- in a work of literary art that brilliantly captures a unique time and place as well as incredibly rich moments of universal experience.
Published Reviews
Booklist Review: "Francie Nolan grows up amid the poverty of a Brooklyn tenement, in a poignant novel set in the early twentieth century."
From Booklist, Copyright (c) American Library Association. Used with permission.
Additional Information
Subjects Brooklyn (New York, N.Y.) -- Fiction.
Domestic fiction.
Historical fiction.
Publisher Cutchogue, N.Y. :Buccaneer Books,1976
Language English
Description 420 pages ; 23 cm
ISBN 0899663036
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