Angela's Ashes

by Frank McCourt

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A story that has moved millions; a classic of modern autobiography; a tale too human, too captivating not to be read.

Angela's Ashes Synopsis

A memoir of Frank McCourt's growing up in New York in the 30s and in Ireland in the 40s. It is a story of extreme hardship and suffering, in Brooklyn tenements and Limerick slums - too many children, too little money, his mother Angela barely coping as his father Malachy's drinking bouts constantly brings the family to the brink of disaster.

Angela's Ashes Press Reviews

‘An astonishing book…completely mesmerising – you can open it almost at random and find writing to make you gasp.’ Independent

‘Once opened, this brilliant and seductive book will not let you rest until Frank emerges, more or less reared, at the close of boyhood.’ Thomas Keneally, author of ‘Schindler's List.’

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ISBN: 9780007241767
Publication date: 05/02/2007
Publisher: Harpercollins Publishers
Format: Paperback (b Format)

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ISBN: 9780007241767
Publication date: 5th February 2007
Author: Frank McCourt
Publisher: Harpercollins Publishers
Format: Paperback (b Format)
Genres: Biography / Autobiography, eBook Favourites,
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About Frank McCourt

Frank McCourt’s first book, ‘Angela’s Ashes’ won the Pulitzer Prize and the National Book Award; it has sold 1.3 million copies in its Flamingo editions alone and tens of millions world-wide. For many years a writing teacher at Stuyvesant High School, McCourt performed with his brother Malachy in a musical review about their Irish youth. Frank McCourt died in July 2009.

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