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Angela's Ashes: A Memoir by  Frank McCourt - Paperback - First Trade Paperback - 1999 - from skylarkerbooks and

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Angela's Ashes: A Memoir

by McCourt, Frank

Condition: Very Good/No Jacket

New York: Touchstone, 1999. Book. Very Good. Soft cover. First Trade Paperback. A Nice Reading Copy - First Touchstone edition, First printing, with complete number line. Book is in Very Good condition. Boards are clean, not bumped. Fore edges have a small amount of wear. Interior is clean and legible. Not remaindered. Thanks and Enjoy..

Angela's Ashes is a grim memoir by author Frank McCourt. McCourt was born in Brooklyn in 1930 to newly-arrived Irish immigrant parents Malachy and Angela McCourt, but they returned to Limerick because of poor prospects in America. Frank's father was an angry, unemployed alcoholic, and the family lived in abject poverty, and was afflicted with frequent illness and death. Pulitzer Prize for Biography or Autobiography (1997) , National Book Critics' Circle Award (1996) , Los Angeles Times Book Prize for Biography (1996) , Exclusive Books Boeke Prize (1997)


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On Dec 29 2012, chauncey said:
  "McCourt is a master with words. His ability to tell such a sad story with humor and pure honesty is incredible. This is one of the most heartbreaking, unforgettable books I have ever read. "

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