By Betty Smith
The liked American vintage a few younger girl's coming-of-age on the flip of the century, Betty Smith's A Tree Grows in Brooklyn is a poignant and relocating story full of compassion and cruelty, laughter and heartache, crowded with lifestyles and folks and incident. the tale of younger, delicate, and idealistic Francie Nolan and her bittersweet early life within the slums of Williamsburg has enchanted and encouraged hundreds of thousands of readers for greater than sixty years. by means of turns overwhelming, chic, heartbreaking, and uplifting, the day-by-day stories of the unforgettable Nolans are uncooked with honesty and tenderly threaded with family members connectedness -- in a piece of literary artwork that brilliantly captures a distinct time and position in addition to exceedingly wealthy moments of common experience.
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A Tree Grows in Brooklyn by Betty Smith