Maggie-Now: A Novel

Paperback | January 24, 2012

byBetty Smith

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Betty Smith, the beloved author of A Tree Grows in Brooklyn, weaves a riveting modern myth out of the experiences of her own life in this rediscovered classic. In Brooklyn's unforgiving urban jungle, Maggie Moore is torn between answering her own needs and catering to the desirous men who dominate her life. Confronted by her quarrelsome Irish immigrant father, the feckless lover who may become her husband, and others, Maggie must learn to navigate a cycle of loss, separation, and hope as she forges her own path toward happiness.

With characteristic warmth, compelling insight, and easy, conversational prose, Betty Smith's Maggie-Now poignantly illuminates one woman's struggles and successes as she grapples with timeless questions of desire, duty, self-sacrifice, and the quest for fulfillment. Maggie-Now is an unforgettable masterpiece from one of the twentieth century's greatest talents.

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Betty Smith, the beloved author of A Tree Grows in Brooklyn, weaves a riveting modern myth out of the experiences of her own life in this rediscovered classic. In Brooklyn's unforgiving urban jungle, Maggie Moore is torn between answering her own needs and catering to the desirous men who dominate her life. Confronted by her quarrelsom...

Betty Smith (1896–1972) was a native of Brooklyn, New York. Her novelsA Tree Grows in Brooklyn,Tomorrow Will Be Better,Joy in the Morning, andMaggie-Nowcontinue to capture the hearts and imaginations of millions of readers worldwide.

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Format:PaperbackDimensions:432 pages, 8 × 5.31 × 0.97 inPublished:January 24, 2012Publisher:HarperCollinsLanguage:English

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ISBN - 10:0062120204

ISBN - 13:9780062120205

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