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Return to Book Page. 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 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.

Get A Copy. Hardcover , pages. Published May by Debolsillo first published August 18th More Details Original Title. Audie Award for Classic Other Editions Friend Reviews. To see what your friends thought of this book, please sign up. I read this many years ago in a Readers digest omnibus, and liked it thought I cannot remember much about it now. But if I lijed it then, you can be sure it is worth reading now. Would it be worth going back to it again? Karen Thysen definitely yes. I read it as a youth and now as a mature adult, enjoying all that went over my head the first time.

Is this a challenging read? Jim It might not be an easy book for some but based on your books I think you will do fine. It is engrossing and well written. It is well worth it just to …more It might not be an easy book for some but based on your books I think you will do fine. It is well worth it just to understand what life was like then. Lists with This Book. This book is not yet featured on Listopia.

Community Reviews. Showing Average rating 4. Rating details. Sort order. View 2 comments. Tekrar okumak isterim :. Readers also enjoyed. About Betty Smith. Betty Smith. Librarian Note: There is more than one author in the Goodreads database with this name. See this thread for more information. These experiences served as the framework to her first novel, A Tree Grows in Brooklyn 19 Librarian Note: There is more than one author in the Goodreads database with this name.

These experiences served as the framework to her first novel, A Tree Grows in Brooklyn After marrying George H. Smith, a fellow Brooklynite, she moved with him to Ann Arbor, Michigan, where he pursued a law degree at the University of Michigan. At this time, she gave birth to two girls and waited until they were in school so she could complete her higher education.

Although Smith had not finished high school, the university allowed her to enroll in classes. There she honed her skills in journalism, literature, writing, and drama, winning a prestigious Hopwood Award. She was a student in the classes of Professor Kenneth Thorpe Rowe. In she divorced her husband and moved to Chapel Hill, North Carolina.

She teamed with George Abbott to write the book for the musical adaptation of the same name. Throughout her life, Smith worked as a dramatist, receiving many awards and fellowships including the Rockefeller Fellowship and the Dramatists Guild Fellowship for her work in drama. Books by Betty Smith. Articles featuring this book. Well, here we all are, sheltering in place, buying canned beans, and generally trying to figure out how to stay inside and keep our minds busy Read more Welcome back.

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She is best known for her bestselling book A Tree Grows in Brooklyn , which is considered one of the great American novels of the 20th century. Wehner, a waiter, [1] and Katherine or Catherine Hummel. When she was four, they were living at Stagg Street, and would move several times to various tenements on Montrose Avenue and Hopkins Street [4] before settling in a tenement on the top floor of Grand Street. As a child, Smith developed an early passion for the written word, and at age eight she received an A for a school composition. At this point in her life, she was compelled to quit school by her mother and to go to work to support the family. She was

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