bookspacePhoto of readermy comments
 home > bookspace > my comments > comment: a tree grows in brooklyn [sound recording] /
Subscribe via RSS 
A tree grows in Brooklyn [sound recording]
Betty Smith
Adult Fiction SMITH

Comments  Summary  Excerpt  Author Notes

Summary: 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.


Be the first to add a comment! Share your thoughts about this title. Would you recommend it? Why or why not?

Question about returns, requests or other account details?
 Add a Comment
Submission Guidelines

Find this title in the Library Catalog
Find this title in the Library Catalog


more titles about

main characters Francie Nolan
Female
Catholic
Sensitive; dreamer; loves to sit by the tree growing in her courtyard; watches her family struggle with money; father was a hard drinker who passed away when she was 14; determined to succeed in life.
Student

Neelie Nolan
Male
Francie's brother.
Student

Katie Nolan
Female
Married
Works hard to support her family; in love with her husband though he is a heavy drinker; knows her daughter will succeed; loves her son more than her daughter; proud woman.
Janitor

Johnny Nolan
Male
Married
Katie's husband; drinks heavily; dreamer; tries to bring money in for his family.
Waiter



recent comments
hcl mobile app
hclib
mobile
app
Facebook Twitter Tumblr YouTube Vimeo Flickr Federal Depository Library Federal
Depository
Library
Hennepin County Government Hennepin
County
Government
© 2014  Hennepin County Library12601 Ridgedale Drive, Minnetonka, MN 55305 Comments and Feedback    |    RSS