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 crueltylaughter and heartachecrowded with life and people and incident. The story of youngsensitiveand 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 overwhelmingsublimeheartbreakingand upliftingthe 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.
A Tree Grows in Brooklyn
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