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Angelas Ashes (Frank McCourt, #1) Imbued On Every Page With Frank McCourt S Astounding Humor And Compassion This Is A Glorious Book That Bears All The Marks Of A Classic When I Look Back On My Childhood I Wonder How I Managed To Survive At All It Was, Of Course, A Miserable Childhood The Happy Childhood Is Hardly Worth Your While Worse Than The Ordinary Miserable Childhood Is The Miserable Irish Childhood, And Worse Yet Is The Miserable Irish Catholic Childhood So Begins The Pulitzer Prize Winning Memoir Of Frank McCourt, Born In Depression Era Brooklyn To Recent Irish Immigrants And Raised In The Slums Of Limerick, Ireland Frank S Mother, Angela, Has No Money To Feed The Children Since Frank S Father, Malachy, Rarely Works, And When He Does He Drinks His Wages Yet Malachy Exasperating, Irresponsible And Beguiling Does Nurture In Frank An Appetite For The One Thing He Can Provide A Story Frank Lives For His Father S Tales Of Cuchulain, Who Saved Ireland, And Of The Angel On The Seventh Step, Who Brings His Mother Babies Perhaps It Is Story That Accounts For Frank S Survival Wearing Rags For Diapers, Begging A Pig S Head For Christmas Dinner And Gathering Coal From The Roadside To Light A Fire, Frank Endures Poverty, Near Starvation And The Casual Cruelty Of Relatives And Neighbors Yet Lives To Tell His Tale With Eloquence, Exuberance And Remarkable Forgiveness Angela S Ashes, Imbued On Every Page With Frank McCourt S Astounding Humor And Compassion, Is A Glorious Book That Bears All The Marks Of A Classic.


About the Author: Frank McCourt

Francis Frank McCourt was an Irish American teacher and author McCourt was born in Brooklyn however, his family returned to their native Ireland in 1934.He received the Pulitzer Prize 1997 and National Book Critics Circle Award 1996 for his memoir Angela s Ashes 1996 , which details his childhood as a poor Irish Catholic in Limerick He is also the author ofTis 1999 , which continues t Francis Frank McCourt was an Irish American teacher and author McCourt was born in Brooklyn however, his family returned to their native Ireland in 1934.He received the Pulitzer Prize 1997 and National Book Critics Circle Award 1996 for his memoir Angela s Ashes 1996 , which details his childhood as a poor Irish Catholic in Limerick He is also the author ofTis 1999 , which continues the narrative of his life, picking up from the end of the previous book and focusing on life as a new immigrant in America Teacher Man 2005 , detailed the challenges of being a young, uncertain teacher who must impart knowledge to his students His works are often part of the syllabus in high schools In 2002 he was awarded an honorary degree from the University of Western Ontario.He died Sunday, July 19, 2009 of melanoma, the deadliest form of skin cancer He was 78



10 thoughts on “Angelas Ashes (Frank McCourt, #1)

  1. Eric Althoff Eric Althoff says:

    Before I get too deep into my review, let me just say this Angela s Ashes is one of the most depressing books I have ever read That said, it is also fascinating, hear


  2. Gail Gail says:

    What, did NO one find this book funny except me I must be really perverse.Although the account of Frank s bad eyes was almost physically painful to read, the rest of the stor


  3. Mitch Albom Mitch Albom says:

    I read his book, then I got to know him, and rarely will you find as similar a voice between the man and the writer as in this memoir A tragic gem of a childhood story.


  4. David David says:

    But the worst offender of the last twenty years has to be the uniquely meretricious drivel that constitutes Angela s Ashes Dishonest at every level, slimeball McCourt managed to parlay his m


  5. George Bradford George Bradford says:

    If you had the luck of the Irish You d be sorry and wish you was dead If you had the luck of the Irish Then you d wish you was English instead How can ONE book be so WONDERFUL and so HORRIBLE at the


  6. Steve Steve says:

    There once was a lad reared in Limerick,Quite literally without a bone to pick.His da used scant earningsTo slake liquid yearnings In American parlance a dick.To get past a father who drankIn a place that w


  7. Maxwell Maxwell says:

    Quite different from other memoirs I read especially the brand of memoir that s been coming out in the last few years Frank McCourt s Angela s Ashes tells of the author s poverty stricken childhood in Ireland in th


  8. Lyn Lyn says:

    Angela s Ashes is a beautifully written, painfully honest account of Frank McCourt s childhood in Limerick, Ireland.Frank s parents, both Irish, met in New York and began their family there McCourt himself was born in New


  9. Andrei Bădică Andrei Bădică says:

    C nd tata vine acas cu leafa din prima s pt m n , mama e nc ntat c poate pl ti datoria italianului dr gu de la b c nie i c poate ine iar capul sus, fiindc nimic nu e mai r u pe lume dec t s fii dator i obligat fa de cineva Face cu


  10. Jonathan Ashleigh Jonathan Ashleigh says:

    I have to admit that I didn t love the first third of this book but I realize the information gained there made me enjoy the rest evenAt times, this book was a beautiful dark comedy, There is nothing like a wake for having a good time, an


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