A Tree Grows in Brooklyn

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

"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...It is a poignant and deeply understanding story of childhood and family relationships. The Nolans lived in the Williamsburg slums of Brooklyn from 1902 until 1919...Their daughter Francie and their son Neely knew more than their fair share of the privations and sufferings that are the lot of a great city's poor. Primarily this is Francie's book. She is a superb feat of characterization, an imaginative, alert, resourceful child. And Francie's growing up and beginnings of wisdom are the substance of A Tree Grows in Brooklyn."
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"One of the most dearly beloved and one of the finest books of our day."
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"One of the books of the century."
--New York Public Library

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A novel which was first published in 1944 and tells the story of a turn-of-the-century immigrant family struggling to survive and rise above the squalor, poverty and violence surrounding their Brooklyn tenement home. It features a colourful cast of relatives and neighbours.

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