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A Tree Grows in Brooklyn / by Betty Smith.

Smith, Betty, 1896-1972 (Author). Burton, Kate, nar. (Added Author).

Available copies

  • 3 of 3 copies available at Evergreen Indiana.

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0 current holds with 3 total copies.

Location Call Number / Copy Notes Barcode Shelving Location Status Due Date
Carnegie PL of Steuben Co - Angola YAAC FIC SMI (Text) 33118000137260 Young Adult: Audiobook Available -
Mooresville PL - Mooresville YA CDB FIC SMI (Text) 37323001755027 YAMEDIA Available -
West Lafayette PL - West Lafayette CD FIC SMI (Text) 31951003697478 Main Floor - Audiobooks Available -

Record details

  • ISBN: 9780061650499
  • ISBN: 0061650498
  • Physical Description: 12 CDs (15 hours) : digital ; 4 3/4 in.
  • Publisher: [New York] : HarperCollinsPublishers/HarperAudio ; 2007.

Content descriptions

General Note: Unabridged.
Participant or Performer Note: Performed by Kate Burton.
Summary, etc.: 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.

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