Author:Frank McCourt


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Angela's Ashes

By: Frank McCourt

Price: $12.50

Publisher: Australia, HarperCollins: 1996

Seller ID: 230514

ISBN: 0002558122

Condition: Very Good Condition

Irish-American Frank McCourt looks back with sadness and affection at his first 18 years of growing up in New York and Ireland. 363 pages. Quantity Available: 1. Shipped Weight: 1-2 kilos. Category: Autobiography::Memoir; Biography & Autobiography; ISBN: 0002558122. ISBN/EAN: 9780002558129. Inventory No: 230514. Paperback View more info

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'Tis: A Memoir

By: Frank McCourt

Price: $15.00

Publisher: Australia, Flamingo: 1999

Seller ID: 235148

ISBN: 0002570807

Condition: Very Good Condition

The sequel to Frank McCourt's memoir of his Irish Catholic boyhood, Angela's Ashes, picks up the story in October 1949, upon his arrival in America. Though he was born in New York, the family had returned to Ireland due to poor prospects in the United States. Now back on American soil, this awkward 19-year-old, with his "pimply face, sore eyes, and bad teeth," has little in common with the healthy, self-assured college students he sees on the subway and dreams of joining in the classroom. Initially, his American experience is as harrowing as his impoverished youth in Ireland, including... View more info