Betty Smith

Nationality

American

Description

Elisabeth Lillian Wehner (December 15, 1896 – January 17, 1972), better known as Betty Smith, was an American author. She is best known for her 1943 novel A Tree Grows in Brooklyn, which became an immediate bestseller and is now considered one of the great American novels of the 20th century. The book was later adapted to the screen in the movie of the same title, directed by Elia Kazan, and starring Dorothy McGuire, Joan Blondell, James Dunn and Peggy Ann Garner.

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Gender

Female

The best books of all time by Betty Smith

  1. 222 . A Tree Grows in Brooklyn by Betty Smith

    The American classic about a young girl's coming-of-age at the turn of the century. This P.S. edition features an extra 16 pages of insights into the book, including author interviews, recommended ...

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