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A tree grows in Brooklyn

Author: Betty Smith; Mario Stasolla
Publisher: New York. NY : Harper & Row ; Pleasantville, NY : Reader's Digest Association, 1989, ©1943.
Edition/Format:   Print book : Fiction : EnglishView all editions and formats
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"Young Francie Nolan, having inherited both her father's romantic and her mother's practical nature, struggles to survive and thrive growing up in the slums of Brooklyn in the early twentieth century." *** "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  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Bildungsromans
Fiction
Domestic fiction
Material Type: Fiction
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Betty Smith; Mario Stasolla
ISBN: 0060736267 0899663036 9780899663036 0895773287 9780895773289 0060001941 9780060001940 9780060736262
OCLC Number: 410578192
Notes: "First edition."
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Description: 414 pages : illustrations ; 21 cm
Responsibility: Betty Smith.

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"Young Francie Nolan, having inherited both her father's romantic and her mother's practical nature, struggles to survive and thrive growing up in the slums of Brooklyn in the early twentieth century." *** "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." Shapiro. Fic for Youth. 2nd ed.

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