Tree Grows in Brooklyn

Tree Grows in Brooklyn

by Betty EW Smith
Publisher: Harper Perennial
Hardcover, 414 pages
List Price: $16.99 Sale Price: $14.44

A true American classic first published in 1943, this is the tale of a little girl living in the slums of Brooklyn, who dreamily watches out her window as a tree struggles to reach the sky.

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Summary: Young Irish-American Francie Nolan leaves innocence behind as she grows to womanhood on the mean streets of a Brooklyn slum.

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