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A tree grows in Brooklyn, a novel

The American classic about a young girl's coming-of-age at the turn of the century.This P.S. edition features an extra 16 pages of insights into the book, including author interviews, recommended reading, and more.

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  • "Ilan godel be-Bruḳlin"
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  • "The American classic about a young girl's coming-of-age at the turn of the century.This P.S. edition features an extra 16 pages of insights into the book, including author interviews, recommended reading, and more."
  • "The American classic about a young girl's coming-of-age at the turn of the century.This P.S. edition features an extra 16 pages of insights into the book, including author interviews, recommended reading, and more."@en
  • "The story of a young girl in turn of the century Brooklyn who adores her charming but irreponsible father and resents her mother who tries to hold the family together."
  • "Story of sensitive, intelligent young Francie Nolan as she and her family struggle to survive in a turn-of-the century slum in Brooklyn."@en
  • "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. 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 sufferings that are the lot of a great city's poor. Primarily this is Francie's book. She is a superb feat of characterization, an imaginative, alert, resourceful child. And Francie's growing up and beginnings of wisdom are the substance of A Tree Grows in Brooklyn."
  • "Alvin Theatre, George Abbott, in association with Robert Fryer presents Shirley Booth, Johnny Johnston, in "A Tree Grows in Brooklyn," a new musical (based on Betty Smith's novel), book by Betty Smith & George Abbott, music by Arthur Schwartz, lyrics by Dorothy Fields, with Marcia Van Dyke, Nathaniel Frey, Nomi Mitty, Lou Wills Jr., scenery and lighting by Jo Mielziner, costumes by Irene Sharaff, choreography by Herbert Ross, musical supervision by Jay Blackton, musical arrangements by Joe Glover & Robert Russell Bennett, musical director Max Goberman, production directed by George Abbott."
  • "A poignant tale of childhood and the ties of family, set in the early 1900s where a little girl named Francie dreamily looks out her window at a tree struggling to reach the sky."@en
  • "A young girl comes of age in the squalor and poverty of the Brooklyn slums."@en
  • "Nové vydání úspěšného románu americké spisovatelky, který vyšel r. 1948 i u nás. Román, přeložený do mnoha jazyků a rovněž úspěšně zfilmovaný, vypráví o osudech jedné rodiny amerických vystěhovalců, která se usídlila vnewyorsképrůmyslové čtvrti - Brooklynu. Na pozadí epizodických, avšak přitom velmi dramaticky vyhrocených příběhů jednotlivých členů rodiny líčí osudy mladičké dcery, jež svým vzděláním se chce povznést nad úroveň této rodiny."
  • "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. 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 sufferings that are the lot of a great city's poor. Primarily this is Francie's book. She is a superb feat of characterization, an imaginative, alert, resourceful child. And Francie's growing up and beginnings of wisdom are the substance of A Tree Grows in Brooklyn. 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."@en
  • "A poignant tale of childhood and the ties of family, "A Tree Grows in Brooklyn" will transport the reader to the early 1900s where a little girl named Francie dreamily looks out her window at a tree struggling to reach the sky."
  • "A poignant tale of childhood and the ties of family, "A Tree Grows in Brooklyn" will transport the reader to the early 1900s where a little girl named Francie dreamily looks out her window at a tree struggling to reach the sky."@en
  • "The story of the Nolan family, including daughter Francie, and life in the Williamsburg slums of Brooklyn during the early part of the 20th century."@en
  • "The story of the Nolan family, including daughter Francie, and life in the Williamsburg slums of Brooklyn during the early part of the 20th century."
  • "A novel about a young girl, her family and friends, and their life in the slum section of Brooklyn in the early years of the twentieth century."@en
  • "Serene was a word you could put to Brooklyn, New York. Especially in the summer of 1912. Somber, as a word, was better. But it did not apply to Williamsburg, Brooklyn. Prairie was lovely and Shenandoah had a beautiful sound, but you couldn't fit those words into Brooklyn. Serene was the only word for it; especially on a Saturday afternoon in summer. Late in the afternoon the sun slanted down into the mossy yard belonging to Francie Nolan's house, and warmed the worn wooden fence. Looking at the shafted sun, Francie had that same fine feeling that came when she recalled the poem they recited in school. This is the forest primeval. The murmuring pines and the hemlocks, Bearded with moss, and in garments green, indistinct in the twilight, Stand like Druids of eld. The one tree in Francie's yard was neither a pine nor a hemlock. It had pointed leaves which grew along green switches which radiated from the bough and made a tree which looked like a lot of opened green umbrellas. Some people called it the Tree of Heaven. No matter where its seed fell, it made a tree which struggled to reach the sky. It grew in boarded-up lots and out of neglected rubbish heaps and it was the only tree that grew out of cement. It grew lushly, but only in the tenements districts."@en
  • "Serene was a word you could put to Brooklyn, New York. Especially in the summer of 1912. Somber, as a word, was better. But it did not apply to Williamsburg, Brooklyn. Prairie was lovely and Shenandoah had a beautiful sound, but you couldn't fit those words into Brooklyn. Serene was the only word for it; especially on a Saturday afternoon in summer. Late in the afternoon the sun slanted down into the mossy yard belonging to Francie Nolan's house, and warmed the worn wooden fence. Looking at the shafted sun, Francie had that same fine feeling that came when she recalled the poem they recited in school. This is the forest primeval. The murmuring pines and the hemlocks, Bearded with moss, and in garments green, indistinct in the twilight, Stand like Druids of eld. The one tree in Francie's yard was neither a pine nor a hemlock. It had pointed leaves which grew along green switches which radiated from the bough and made a tree which looked like a lot of opened green umbrellas. Some people called it the Tree of Heaven. No matter where its seed fell, it made a tree which struggled to reach the sky. It grew in boarded-up lots and out of neglected rubbish heaps and it was the only tree that grew out of cement. It grew lushly, but only in the tenements districts."
  • "Young Francie Nolan experiences the problems of growing up in a Brooklyn, New York slum."
  • "Francie Nolan and her brother, Neeley, grow up in the slums of Brooklyn in the early 1900s."@en
  • "Francie Nolan and her brother, Neeley, grow up in the slums of Brooklyn in the early 1900s."
  • "Sam S. Shubert Theatre, operated by American Theatre Corporation, president and managing director Milton Shubert, resident manager Bernie Ferber, the Messrs. Shubert present Joan Blondell, in "A Tree Grows in Brooklyn," with Robert Shackleton, Evelyn Ward, John Vivyan, Anne Mary Tallon, Betty Bartley, book by Betty Smith and George Abbott, music by Arthur Schwartz, lyrics by Dorothy Fields, based on Betty Smith's novel, production directed by Gus Schirmer Jr., dances and musical numbers staged by Edmund Balin, costumes by Irene Sharaff, dance arrangements by Dean Fuller, musical direction by Joseph Littau, production supervision by Robert Fryer."
  • "Folder contains the script with extensive manuscript annotations and stage directions, cast list, scene transitions, sketches of stage lay-outs."@en
  • "De levensgeschiedenis van een eenzaam meisje dat, opgegroeid in een achterbuurt van Brooklyn, zich boven haar milieu uitwerkt en ondanks veel moeilijkheden en teleurstellingen in het leven blijft geloven."
  • ""A Tree Grows in Brooklyn" is the coming-of-age story of young, sensitive, and idealistic Francie Nolan and her bittersweet fromative years in the turn-of-the-century Williamsburg slums of Brooklyn. This poignant and moving classic of American literature is filled with compassion and cruelty, laughter and heartache, crowded with life and incident."@en
  • "The story of a young girl who grows up in a shabby neighborhood in 1912 Brooklyn."@en
  • "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."@en
  • "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."
  • ""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."@en
  • "A young girl from an impoverished family comes of age in Brooklyn at the turn of the twentieth century."
  • "A poignant story of childhood and family relationships."@en
  • "The beloved American classic about a young girl's coming-of-age at the turn of the century, Betty Smith's "A Tree Grows in Brooklyn" is a poignant and moving tale filled with compassion and cruelty, laughter and heartache, crowded with life and people and incident. The story of young, sensitive, and idealistic Francie Nolan and her bittersweet formative years in the slums of Williamsburg has enchanted and inspired millions of readers for more than sixty years. By turns overwhelming, sublime, heartbreaking, and uplifting, the daily experiences of the unforgettable Nolans are raw with honesty and tenderly threaded with family connectedness -- in a work of literary art that brilliantly captures a unique time and place as well as incredibly rich moments of universal experience."@en
  • "Opgroeien in Brooklyn. - De levensgeschiedenis van een eenzaam meisje dat, opgegroeid in een achterbuurt van Brooklyn, zich boven haar milieu uitwerkt en ondanks veel moeilijkheden en teleurstellingen in het leven blijft geloven."
  • "Francie Nolan, avid reader, penny candy connoisseur and adroit observer of human nature, has much to ponder in colourful, turn-of-the-century Brooklyn. She grows up with a sweet, tragic father, a severely realistic mother and an aunt who gives her love too freely--to men and a brother who will always be the favoured child. Francie learns early the meaning of hunger and the value of a penny. She is her father's child--romantic and hungry for beauty. But she is her mother's child, too--deeply practical and in constant need of truth."
  • "Novel about an Irish-American girl's childhood and youth, her struggles with poverty, and her work to get an education, set in the midst of Brooklyn tenement life in the early 1900's."@en
  • "Francie Nolan, avid reader, penny-candy connoisseur, and adroit observer of human nature, has much to ponder in colorful, turn-of-the-century Brooklyn. She grows up with a sweet, tragic father, a severely realistic mother, and an aunt who gives her love too freely--to men, and to a brother who will always be the favored child. Francie learns early the meaning of hunger and the value of a penny. She is her father's child--romantic and hungry for beauty. But she is her mother's child, too--deeply practical and in constant need of truth. Like the Tree of Heaven that grows out of cement or through cellar gratings, resourceful Francie struggles against all odds to survive and thrive."@en
  • "The American classic about a young girl's coming-of-age at the turn of the century. This P.S. edition features an extra 16 pages of insights into the book, including author interviews, recommended reading, and more."@en
  • "Story of life in turn-of-the-century Brooklyn slums, as seen from the eyes of a bright young girl who is charmed by her drunken father."@en
  • "Play based on "A Tree Grows in Brooklyn": Francie Nolan, avid reader, penny-candy connoisseur, and adroit observer of human nature, has much to ponder in colorful, turn-of-the-century Brooklyn. She grows up with a sweet, tragic father, a severely realistic mother, and an aunt who gives her love too freely--to men, and to a brother who will always be the favored child. Francie learns early the meaning of hunger and the value of a penny. She is her father's child--romantic and hungry for beauty. But she is her mother's child, too--deeply practical and in constant need of truth. Like the Tree of Heaven that grows out of cement or through cellar gratings, resourceful Francie struggles against all odds to survive and thrive. Betty Smith's poignant, honest novel created a big stir when it was first published... --Emilie Coulter at Amazon.com."

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  • "A tree grows in Brooklyn : a novel/ by Betty Smith, with drawings by Richard Bergere"
  • "Jedno drvo rasye u Bruklinu : roman"
  • "A tree grows in Brooklyn, a novel"
  • "A tree grows in Brooklyn, a novel"@en
  • "אילן גדל בברוקלין"
  • "布魯克林有棵樹"
  • "Ilan gadel be-Bruḳlin"
  • "Un árbol crese en Brooklyn"
  • "Ein baum wächst in Brooklyn ; roman"
  • "Darakhti dar Brooklyn miruyid"
  • "A tree grows in Brooklyn"@en
  • "A tree grows in Brooklyn"
  • "布鲁克林有棵树"
  • "Bu lu ke lin you ke shu"
  • "Der vokser et træ i Brooklyn : 1-2"@da
  • "A Tree Grows in Brooklyn a novel"
  • "A tree grows in Brooklyn a novel"@en
  • "A tree grows in Brooklyn a novel"
  • "Ena dentro megalonei sto Brouklin"
  • "Shajarah tanmū fī Brūklīn : riwāyah"
  • "Un Árbol crece en Brooklyn : novela"
  • "Un albero cresce a Brooklyn"
  • "Un albero cresce a Brooklyn"@it
  • "Tree grows in Brooklyn, a musical play"@en
  • "A tree grows in Brooklyn : a musical play ; based on Betty Smiths̉ novel"
  • "A Tree grows in Brooklyn"@en
  • "A Tree grows in Brooklyn"
  • "A Tree Grows In Booklyn"@en
  • "Bulukelin you ke shu"
  • "V Brooklynu roste strom"
  • "Un albero crese a Brooklyn romanzo"
  • "Un árbol crece en Brooklyn : novela"@es
  • "Un árbol crece en Brooklyn : novela"
  • "Un arbol crece en Brooklyn"
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  • "A tree grows in Brooklyn and Maggie Now"@en
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  • "Der vokser et træ i Brooklyn : Omsl.: Svend Otto S"@da
  • "Arbol crece en Brooklyn"
  • "Det vokser et tre i Brooklyn"
  • "Bir genç kız yetişiyor"
  • "Bir genç kız yetişiyor"@tr
  • "Der vokser et trae i Brooklyn"
  • "Tree grows in Brooklyn"
  • "Un albero cresce a Brooklyn; romanzo"
  • "A Tree grows in Brooklyn. A novel"@en
  • "Ein Baum wächst in Brooklyn Roman"
  • "A tree grows in Brooklyn : a novel by Betty Smith"
  • "Ein Baum wächst in Brooklyn"
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  • "Bir genç kız yetişiyor = a tree grows in Brooklyn"
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  • "A Tree Grows in Brooklyn"
  • "Jedno drvo raste u Bruklinu : roman"
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  • "Un árbol crece en Brooklyn"
  • "Puu kasvaa Brooklynissa"
  • "Puu kasvaa Brooklynissa"@fi
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  • "A tree grows in Brooklyn : a novel"@en
  • "A tree grows in Brooklyn : a novel"
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