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A Tree Grows in Brooklyn

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A Tree Grows in Brooklyn

By Betty Smith

HarperLargePrint, Paperback, Large Print, 9780060745943, 830pp.

Publication Date: January 18, 2005

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Description

A Tree Grows in Brooklyn is the coming-of-age story of young, sensitive, and idealistic Francie Nolan and her bittersweet formative years in the turn-of-the-century Williamsburg slums of Brooklyn. This poignant and moving classic of American literature is filled with compassion and cruelty, laughter and heartache, crowded with life and incident.



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

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