Fairview Book Discussion Group (FV) A Tree Grows in Brooklyn

Event Type: Book Discussion
Age Group(s): Adults
Date: 12/19/2018
Start Time: 2:00 PM
End Time: 3:30 PM
 Join us for a lively discussion about "A Tree Grows in Brooklyn" by Betty Smith. Betty Smith has, in the pages of A Tree Grows in Brooklyn, captured the joys of humble Williamsburg life-from “junk day” on Saturdays, when the children of Francie’s neighborhood traded their weekly take for pennies, to the special excitement of holidays, bringing cause for celebration and revelry. Betty Smith has artfully caught this sense of exciting life in a novel of childhood, replete with incredibly rich moments of universal experiences—a truly remarkable achievement for any writer.
Library: Fairview Branch
Location: Small Room
Presenter: Emily Mudd