A Tree Grows in Brooklyn

Life in the Williamsburg section of Brooklyn during the early 1900s is rough, but the childhood and youth of Francie Nolan is far from somber.

A Tree Grows in Brooklyn

A Tree Grows in Brooklyn

Life in the Williamsburg section of Brooklyn during the early 1900s is rough, but the childhood and youth of Francie Nolan is far from somber. Nurtured by a loving mother, Francie blossoms and reaches out for happiness despite poverty and the alcoholism of a father whose weakness is somewhat compensated for by his loveable disposition.

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A Tree Grows in Brooklyn
Language: en
Pages: 414
Authors: Betty Smith
Categories: Brooklyn (New York, N.Y.)
Type: BOOK - Published: 1989 - Publisher:

Life in the Williamsburg section of Brooklyn during the early 1900s is rough, but the childhood and youth of Francie Nolan is far from somber. Nurtured by a loving mother, Francie blossoms and reaches out for happiness despite poverty and the alcoholism of a father whose weakness is somewhat compensated
A Tree Grows in Brooklyn
Language: en
Pages: 624
Authors: Betty Smith
Categories: Fiction
Type: BOOK - Published: 2014-09-16 - Publisher: Harper Perennial

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
A Tree Grows in Brooklyn
Language: en
Pages: 528
Authors: Betty Smith
Categories: Fiction
Type: BOOK - Published: 2006-05-30 - Publisher: Harper Collins

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
Betty Smith
Language: en
Pages: 430
Authors: Valerie Raleigh Yow
Categories: Biography & Autobiography
Type: BOOK - Published: 2008 - Publisher: Wolfs Pond Press

Smith's "A Tree Grows in Brooklyn" captured the imagination of readers in 1943. In the first published biography of Smith, the real-life stories behind the heroes in her novel are told.
A Tree Grows in Brooklyn Teacher Guide
Language: en
Pages:
Authors: Novel Units, Inc. Staff
Categories: Biography & Autobiography
Type: BOOK - Published: 2007 - Publisher:

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