The beloved perennial classic—named as one of the books of the twentieth century by the New York Public Library—now available in a limited Olive Edition
“A profoundly moving novel, and an honest and true one. It cutse right to the heart of life. . . . If you miss A Tree Grows in Brooklyn you will deny yourself a rich experience.” —New York Times
Orville Prescott has called this American classic “one of the most dearly beloved and one of the finest books of our day.” Indeed, when A Tree Grows in Brooklyn was first published in 1943, four printing plants were required to keep up with the demand. Now, almost 60 years later, readers are still fascinated by Betty Smith’s moving portrayal of the Nolans, a poor family living in the Williamsburg slums of Brooklyn. A poignant tale of childhood and the ties of family, A Tree Grows in Brooklyn will transport the reader to the early 1900s where a little girl named Francie dreamily looks out her window at a tree struggling to reach the sky.