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amynelliott, January 3, 2011 (view all comments by amynelliott)
What a wonderful step back in time to a colorful life as told through the eyes of a child.
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I'm not sure why it took me so long to pick up this book - I've had a gift copy for years! Guess I thought the writing would be poor by today's standards... not so. It truly is a timeless classic for ALL ages and I now know why. I loved this novel!
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I had to read this book for school and first thought "Oh, great, one of those dull books they force us to read" Boy, was I wrong!! This book was a spectacular read from the first page. The story is witty and clever, and the characters well developed and portrayed. This book sent me through a roller coaster of emotions. I felt pity, fear, anger, despair, and joy. This book is sure to fulfill your cravings for a good book.
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ISBN:
9780060929886
Author:
Smith, Betty
Publisher:
Perennial
Author:
Dillard, Annie
Location:
New York, NY
Subject:
General
Subject:
Literary
Subject:
Fiction
Subject:
Classics
Subject:
American fiction (fictional works by one author)
Subject:
Girls
Subject:
Brooklyn (new york, n.y.)
Subject:
Domestic fiction
Subject:
Brooklyn
Subject:
Brooklyn (New York, N.Y.) Fiction.
Subject:
General Fiction
Edition Description:
1st Perennial Classics ed.
Series:
Perennial Classics
Publication Date:
19980805
Binding:
Paperback
Language:
English
Illustrations:
Y
Pages:
496
Dimensions:
8.06x5.34x1.27 in. .90 lbs.

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Product details 496 pages HARPERCOLLINS PUBLISHERS - English 9780060929886 Reviews:
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A book dealer came into Powell's rare book room one day while I was working and bought a beautiful first edition of A Tree Grows in Brooklyn. She said it was her favorite book and a birthday present to herself. From the look in her eye and the way she clutched it in her hands, I knew I had to read it. It is a lovely story about Francie Nolan, a young girl growing up in the slums of Brooklyn. She ultimately discovers that people, like trees, can sometimes flourish in the most dismal conditions.

"Review" by , "Smith has a treasure lode and...in this one book she gives all of it away....The civilization of Smith's Williamsburg exists in very few living memories....[W]hen even these isolated signposts are gone, the spirit of the book, the lives and struggles it celebrates, will be with us, reminding us of who we were and who we still are."
"Review" by , "One of the books of the century."
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