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Angela's Ashes



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Author
McCourt, Frank
Descriptors
Biography
Childhood
Irish Americans
Irish Catholics
Memoirs
Nonfiction
Poverty
Location/Setting:
Brooklyn, New York
Ireland
Time Period:
1930s
1940s
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Summary
This memoir details the achingly poor and oftentimes tragic days of Frank McCourt's childhood in Limerick,Ireland. His manuscript lays bare those memories like an open wound.
Critique
Poignant and powerful, this work is thankfully tempered by the author's engaging sense of humor.
ISBN
0684874350
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# of Pages
364
Published
1996
Formats
Reviewer's Initials: BRM CO CG DO MS


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