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Angela's ashes : a memoir / Frank McCourt.

McCourt, Frank. (Author).
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  • 109 of 112 copies available at Evergreen Indiana.

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  • ISBN: 0684874350
  • ISBN: 9780684874357
  • Physical Description: 364 pages : illustrations ; 25 cm
  • Publisher: New York : Scribner, [1996]

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"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 luminous 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. The author chronicles his impoverished childhood in Limerick, Ireland, in the 1930s and 1940s, describing his father's alcoholism and talent for storytelling; the challenges and tragedies his mother faced, including the loss of three children; and his early experiences in the Catholic church, and balances painful memories with humor.
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1110 Lexile.
Subject: McCourt family.
McCourt, Frank > Family.
Irish Americans > Biography.
Irish Americans > Ireland > Limerick > Biography.
Limerick (Ireland) > Biography.

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