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A Tree Grows In Brooklyn (Paperback)

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Paperback 496 Pages / Published: 17/09/1992
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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 suffering that were the lot of New York's poor. A Tree Grows in Brooklyn is the story of Francie, an imaginative, alert, resourceful child, and of her family.

Publisher: Cornerstone
ISBN: 9780099427575
Number of pages: 496
Weight: 341 g
Dimensions: 198 x 129 x 31 mm


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"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." * New York Times *
"This story radiates life." * Daily Telegraph *
"One of the books of the century" * New York Public Library *

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“10/10”

This is a coming of age novel set in pre-WWI New York. The protagonist is Francie Nolan, a child from a poor family who falls in love with words. Throughout Francie’s eyes, we observe the fascinating and diverse... More

Paperback edition
21st February 2014
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“Brilliant - a must read!”

I loved the characters, the plot, the style, It is sweet, bitter, sad, joyful. One of those books that will stay with you forever

Paperback edition
14th April 2011
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“A Tree Grows in Brooklyn”

This book is fantastic, and the story itself is written in such a way that you have to keep reading, even when you're pretty sure you know what's going to happen. It's one of those fantastic books draws... More

Paperback edition
8th April 2008
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