Joy in the Morning Author:Betty Smith Meet Annie McGairy Brown, the heroine of this extraordinary novel which critics have called a literary miracle. — ~She's only 18 and very pretty. The world naturally tries its best to corrupt her, but she's not having any part of it. Annie is the possessor of a marvelous secret--the secret of meeting life with stubborn Irish courage--of refusing... more » to be beaten by an adverse turn of fortune.
~Annie McGairy Brown--probably the most enchanting human being to appear in a work of fiction in many a year. She's absolutely certain to steal your heart away.
~Joy in the Morning--a radiant novel of marriage and young love by the author of A Tree Grows in Brooklyn.« less