Betty Smith – “A Tree Grows in Brooklyn”

37f43950-8206-47eb-81c9-409742f077f0.jpg“Those were the Rommely women: Mary, the mother, Evy, Sissy, and Katie, her daughters, and Francie, who would grow up to be a Rommely woman even though her name was Nolan. They were all slender, frail creatures with wondering eyes and soft fluttery voices.

But they were made out of thin invisible steel.”

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