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Joy in the Morning
Joy in the Morning
Author: Betty Smith
In Brooklyn, New York, in 1927, Carl Brown and Annie McGairy meet and fall in love. Though only eighteen, Annie travels alone to the Midwestern university where Carl is studying law to marry him. Little did they know how difficult their first year of marriage would be, in a faraway place with little money and few friends. But Carl and Annie come...  more »
ISBN-13: 9780060956868
ISBN-10: 0060956860
Pages: 304
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Publisher: Perennial Classics
Book Type: Paperback
Other Versions: Hardcover
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Wonderful, absolutely charming book.... This book is written by the same author as A Tree Grows in Brooklyn and is just as good...
The story follows a very young couple and their first year of married life in the late 1920's.
He at university attempting to get a law degree and she as a very young wife learning the ways of the world..
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If you've read Betty Smith you know that she's one of the best female authors of her time, hands down. This book set in 1927 in Brooklyn and then the mid-west gives great insight into life at the time and the hardships of young love and little money.
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By the author of A Tree Grows in Brooklyn. This one takes the girl and boy out of the city and shows how determination succeeds.
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Dated, but still sweet and charming.

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