A Tree Grows In Brooklyn

A Tree Grows In Brooklyn: Novel Summary: Book 4, Chapters 48, 49, 50, 51, 52, 53, 54

Summary The United States has entered the First World War in Chapter Forty-Eight and Francie weeps. It affects the company where she works and it eventually closes. She gains employment as a teletypist on a night-shift and Katie says that she will be able to attend high school if she is able to carry on …

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A Tree Grows In Brooklyn: Novel Summary: Book 4, Chapters 43, 44, 45, 46, 47

Summary Chapter Forty-Three begins with Francie working in the summer. She is making stems for artificial flowers and is becoming frightened that she will have to keep doing this kind of work, as she has had little education. She feels the same fear she experienced when she saw the old man whilst waiting for stale …

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A Tree Grows In Brooklyn: Novel Summary: Book3, Chapters 39, 40, 41, 42

Summary Chapter Thirty-Nine begins with Francie and Neeley’s confirmations in May. The narrative then shifts to explore why Francie’s grades have dropped in English; this is because she has been writing in partial memory of her father. Her teacher, Miss Garnder, says that she should write about beauty, and should strive for it rather than …

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