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Legendary Book Club: A Tree Grows in Brooklyn

Event Details

Thu, November 11, 2021
06:30PM - 08:30PM
Virtual Event, San Diego CA 92106
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Registration Period:
Free; Bring your own refreshments!
Ms. Lynn Basquez, '78

Our next meeting will be Thursday, November 11, 2021 6:30 PM via ZOOM. RSVP to Lynn between November 2-9 via email or phone only. (This module does not accept registrations.)

We will be discussing A Tree Grows in Brooklyn by Betty Smith. Per Amazon:  

"...Growing up in the Williamsburg slums of Brooklyn, New York demanded fortitude, precocity, and strength of spirit. Often scorned by neighbors for her family’s erratic and eccentric behavior - such as her father Johnny’s taste for alcohol and Aunt Sissy’s habit of marrying serially without the formality of divorce - no one, least of all Francie, could say that the Nolans’ life lacked drama. By turns overwhelming, heartbreaking, and uplifting, the Nolans’ daily experiences are raw with honestly and tenderly threaded with family connectedness... Betty Smith has created a work of literary art that brilliantly captures a unique time and place as well as deeply resonant moments of universal experience. 


RSVP via email to Lynn at by November 10, 2021 

6:30 to 7-7:15 - Socialize, check-ins
7-7:15 to 8-8:15 - Book discussion
Then discuss/choose a book for the January 2022 meeting


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