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A Tree Grows in Brooklyn
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A Tree Grows in Brooklyn Paperback - 1998

by Betty Smith; Annie Dillard


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A Tree Grows in Brooklyn by Betty Smith is a classic coming-of-age novel set in the early 20th century. It follows the story of Francie Nolan, a young girl growing up in the impoverished Williamsburg neighborhood of Brooklyn, New York. Despite her challenging circumstances, Francie finds solace and inspiration in books and the natural world. The novel explores themes of poverty, family dynamics, resilience, and the power of education. Through Francie's eyes, readers witness her struggles, dreams, and triumphs as she navigates the complexities of adolescence and strives to rise above her circumstances. Smith's poignant storytelling captures the essence of hope, determination, and the indomitable spirit of a young girl yearning for a brighter future.


An instant best-seller, 300,000 copies were sold just in the first six weeks after publication. In 1945 was adapted into a film directed by Elia Kazan starring James Dunn, Dorothy McGuire, Joan Blondell, and Peggy Ann Garner, who won a Special Academy Award for Outstanding Child Actress of 1945.


From the publisher

A young girl from an impoverished family comes of age in Brooklyn at the turn of the twentieth-century.

First Edition Identification

A Tree Grows in Brooklyn was published by Harper and Brothers in 1943. Binding in green cloth with printed paper spine label. It was 443 pages. First edition is stated on the copyright page above "D-S" and below "8-43". Pictorial dust jacket has the price of $2.75 printed on the upper corner of the first flap and "5338" is on the bottom.

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  • Title A Tree Grows in Brooklyn
  • Author Betty Smith; Annie Dillard
  • Binding Paperback
  • Edition [ Edition: First
  • Pages 496
  • Volumes 1
  • Language ENG
  • Publisher Harper Perennial, New York, New York, U.S.A.
  • Date 1998-09
  • ISBN 9780060929886 / 006092988X
  • Weight 0.9 lbs (0.41 kg)
  • Dimensions 8.06 x 5.34 x 1.27 in (20.47 x 13.56 x 3.23 cm)
  • Reading level 810
  • Library of Congress subjects Domestic fiction, Bildungsromans
  • Library of Congress Catalog Number 98024309
  • Dewey Decimal Code FIC
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