Author:McCourt, Frank


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Angelas Ashes

By: McCourt, Frank

Price: $0.99

Publisher: London, Harpercollins Uk: 1997-05-06

Seller ID: kb016951

ISBN: 000649840X

Condition: Very Good

426 pages; slight edge wear; sticker remnant on inside cover; McCourt's Pulitzer Prize winning look back at his childhood. "It was, of course, a miserable childhood: the happy childhood is hardly worth your while..." Angela's Ashes is Frank McCourt's sad, funny, bittersweet memoir of 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 brought the family to the brink of... View more info

'Tis: A Memoir

By: McCourt, Frank

Price: $1.99

Publisher: New York, Scribner: 1999-09-21

Edition: Book Club

Seller ID: kb018040

ISBN: 0684848783

Condition: Good

335 pages; edge wear and small edge tears to jacket, edge wear to boards, corners bumped; The sequel to the Pulitzer Prize-winning "Angela's Ashes, " McCourt's glowing memoir chronicles his story from impoverished immigrant to brilliant raconteur and schoolteacher--a tale of survival as vivid, harrowing, and often hilarious as its bestselling predecessor. View more info

Angela's Ashes: A Memoir

By: McCourt, Frank

Price: $3.97

Publisher: New York, Simon & Schuster: 1999

Seller ID: kb009887

ISBN: 0684872153

Condition: Good

459 pages; spine creasing, edge wear; After years of teaching creative writing, Frank McCourt published his first book, thus obliging his many friends who had been urging him to write about his childhood--a subject they knew from the many uproarious and affecting stories he told about it. ANGELA'S ASHES traces the tortuous path of his life from his days in abysmal poverty in Limerick, Ireland, to his arrival in New York as a teenager, eager to start a new life. View more info