Quick Guide: A Tree Grows In Brooklyn

Quick Guide: A Tree Grows In Brooklyn

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A Tree Grows in Brooklyn is a 1943 novel written by Betty Smith. The story focuses on an Irish-American family in Williamsburg, Brooklyn, New York City. The novel is set in the first and second decades of the 20th century. The book was an immense success.

The main metaphor of the book is the hardy Tree of Heaven, native to China and Taiwan, now considered

Overview

A Tree Grows in Brooklyn is a 1943 novel written by Betty Smith. The story focuses on an Irish-American family in Williamsburg, Brooklyn, New York City. The novel is set in the first and second decades of the 20th century. The book was an immense success.

The main metaphor of the book is the hardy Tree of Heaven, native to China and Taiwan, now considered invasive, and common in the vacant lots of New York City.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9781105981777
Publisher:
Lulu.com
Publication date:
07/20/2012
Sold by:
LULU PRESS
Format:
NOOK Book
Sales rank:
406,404
File size:
162 KB

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