A Tree Grows in Brooklyn

af Betty Smith
Lydbog
15t 2m Oplæst af Kate Burton

Forlagets beskrivelse

A moving coming-of-age story set in the 1900's, A Tree Grows in Brooklyn follows the lives of 11-year-old Francie Nolan, her younger brother Neely, and their parents, Irish immigrants who have settled in the Williamsburg section of Brooklyn. Johnny Nolan is as loving and fanciful as they come, but he is also often drunk and out of work, unable to find his place in the land of opportunity. His wife Katie scrubs floors to put food on the table and clothes on her childrens' backs, instilling in them the values of being practical and planning ahead. When Johnny dies, leaving Katie pregnant, Francie, smart, pensive and hoping for something better, cannot believe that life can carry on as before. But with her own determination, and that of her mother behind her, Francie is able to move toward the future of her dreams, completing her education and heading oft to college, always carrying the beloved Brooklyn of her childhood in her heart.

Brugeranmeldelser

Antal bedømmelser: 33
Susanne A

Bogen tog mig med fra første ord der blev læst højt. Fantastisk bog og skøn oplæser

Charlotte Baldur

Meget gribende historie. Man bliver draget med ind i (hvad der forekommer at være) et meget realistisk tidsbillede fra begyndelsen af det 20. århundrede i det fattige Brooklyn. Alle personer forekommer ægte, og oplæseren er virkelig god!

Dorte Jensen

En bog alle bør læse. Fortællingen om drømme og om håb midt i fattigdom og kamp.

Jette Dyg

Dejlig bog - læs den👍

Christine Bronér

Fantastisk

Yderligere information

Bogtype
Lydbog
Forlag
HarperCollins
ISBN
9780060856083
Oplæst af
Kate Burton

Genrer
Fiktion og relaterede emner
Etniske minoriteter og multikulturelle studier
Klassisk fiktion (før ca. 1945)