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A Tree Grows in Brooklyn by Betty  Smith
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Feb 05, 12

Read from January 27 to February 05, 2012

This practically autobiographical coming-of age story totally lacks any kind of stylistic flourish, but Betty Smith's saga of privation and penury in 1900s-1910s Brooklyn more than makes up for that lack with earnestness and honesty.

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