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 mother and father, 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 usually drunk and out of labor, unable to search out his place within the land of alternative. His spouse Katie scrubs flooring to place meals on the desk and garments on her youngsters’s backs, instilling in them the values of being sensible and planning forward. When Johnny dies, leaving Katie pregnant, Francie, good, pensive and hoping for one thing higher, can’t imagine that life can keep on as earlier than. However along with her personal willpower, 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, at all times carrying the beloved Brooklyn of her childhood in her coronary heart.