Download Audiobook A Tree Grows in Brooklyn by Betty Smith in English

A Tree Grows in Brooklyn


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A shifting coming-of-age story set within the 1900s, A Tree Grows in Brooklyn follows the lives of 11-year-old Francie Nolan, her youthful brother Neely, and their dad and mom, Irish immigrants who’ve settled within the Williamsburg part of Brooklyn. Johnny Nolan is as loving and fanciful as they arrive, however he’s additionally typically drunk and out of labor, unable to seek out his place within the land of alternative. His spouse Katie scrubs flooring to place meals on the desk and garments on her kids’s backs, instilling in them the values of being sensible and planning forward. When Johnny dies, leaving Katie pregnant, Francie, sensible, pensive and hoping for one thing higher, can’t imagine that life can keep it up as earlier than. However together with her personal dedication, and that of her mom behind her, Francie is ready to transfer towards the way forward for her goals, finishing her training and heading off to school, all the time carrying the beloved Brooklyn of her childhood in her coronary heart.