A Tree Grows in Brooklyn

A Tree Grows in Brooklyn

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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.
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  • Paperback | 619 pages
  • 111.76 x 180.34 x 43.18mm | 340.19g
  • English
  • Reprint
  • 0062096958
  • 9780062096951
  • 347,803

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"One of the most dearly beloved and one of the finest books of our day."--Orville Prescott
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311,476 ratings
4.24 out of 5 stars
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4 34% (104,671)
3 14% (43,987)
2 3% (9,712)
1 1% (3,724)
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