Montgomery City-County Public Library Event Calendar
|Time:||2:00 PM -|
|Title:||Book Bunch Book Club|
|Location:||Governors Square Branch Library|
|Description:||The book for discussion this month will be the classic novel A Tree Grows in Brooklyn by Betty Smith.
Book Jacket Summary: This novel is a poignant and deeply understanding story of childhood and family relationships. The Nolans lived in the Williamsburg slums of Brooklyn from 1902-1919…Their daughter, Francie, and their son Neely, knew more than their fair share of the privations and sufferings that are the lot of a great city’s poor. Primarily this is Francie’s book. She is a superb feat of characterization, an imaginative, alert resourceful child. And Francie’s growing up and beginnings of wisdom are the substance of A Tree Grows in Brooklyn.