37 E. Springtown Rd. Long Valley, NJ 07853 (Morris County) | Phone 908.876.3596
37 E. Springtown Rd. Long Valley, NJ 07853 (Morris County) | Phone 908.876.3596

A Tree Grows in Brooklyn

by Betty Smith

The thing I did not like about this book is the Forward. I hat e when they give away parts of the story before you start reading it. That should be called Commentary and place at the back of the book. this is not a good book to read if you are sad or depressed. It dwells a lot on the destitute conditions in early 20th Century NYC immigrant neighborhoods. Otherwise it is a great story about the trials and triumphs of a family from the viewpoint of a young girl/teenager.

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