A Tree Grows in Brooklyn

A Tree Grows in Brooklyn

By Betty Smith; Anna Quindlen (Foreword by)

Harper Perennial, Paperback, 9780060736262, 493pp.

Publication Date: February 2005


The American classic about a young girl's coming-of-age at the turn of the century.

This P.S. edition features an extra 16 pages of insights into the book, including author interviews, recommended reading, and more.

About the Author
BETTY SMITH was born in 1896. She is also the author of A Tree Grows in Brooklyn, Tomorrow Will Be Better, and Maggie-Now. She died in 1972.

Betty Friedan (1921-2006), a transformational leader of the women's movement, founded the National Organization for Women (NOW) and authored many works, including "The Second Stage", "The Fountain of Age", and "Life So Far".

Praise For A Tree Grows in Brooklyn

“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.”
-New York Times

“One of the most dearly beloved and one of the finest books of our day.”
-Orville Prescott

“One of the books of the Century.”
-New York Public Library