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The Brooklyn novels

Fuchs, Daniel

The Brooklyn novels

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Published by David R. Godine in Boston .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Brooklyn (New York, N.Y.) -- Fiction.

  • Edition Notes

    StatementDaniel Fuchs ; introduction by Jonathan Lethem.
    GenreFiction.
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsPS3511.U27 A6 2006
    The Physical Object
    Paginationxvi, 927 p. ;
    Number of Pages927
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL22860115M
    ISBN 10157423210X
    ISBN 109781574232103
    LC Control Number2006023170

    Betty Smith ( – ) is best known for her coming-of-age books, most notably, A Tree Grows in Brooklyn. This classic novel, beloved by readers for many generations, mirrored the author’s own impoverished childhood. Three other Betty Smith novels are .   "Brooklyn" the book rode me through bewilderment, to strong irritation, then over to acceptance and, in the end, powerful enjoyment. I was moved. As soon as I finished the book I ran to rent the film, that's how much I enjoyed it. Everything is so simple, good-hearted, nice. Brooklyn [DVD] [] (the film) is such an easy and yet heartbreaking /5(K).


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