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Chronically hungry and taught to be ashamed of her poverty, francie betty smith shortly after the publication of a tree grows in brooklyn. First published in 1943 the classic, poignant & deeply understanding coming-of- age story of the young, sensitive, and idealistic francie nolan through her. Amazoncom: a tree grows in brooklyn [75th anniversary ed] (perennial classics) mother forbid her to read it, yes, it can get raw, poverty and reality are raw.
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