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Angela's ashes : a memoir

Author: Frank McCourt
Publisher: New York : Simon & Schuster, 1999, ©1996.
Edition/Format:   Print book : Biography : EnglishView all editions and formats
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The author recounts his childhood in Depression-era Brooklyn as the child of Irish immigrants who decide to return to worse poverty in Ireland when his infant sister dies.
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Genre/Form: Biography
Named Person: McCourt family.; Frank McCourt; McCourt family.; Frank McCourt
Material Type: Biography
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Frank McCourt
ISBN: 068484267X 9780684842677 0684874350 9780684874357
OCLC Number: 41557726
Notes: "A Touchstone book."
Winner of the Pulitzer Prize.
Awards: Winner of Best of the Bestsellers 1998.
Winner of Pulitzer Prize Biography Category 1997.
Winner of Royal Society of Literature Award 1996.
Description: 364 pages : illustrations ; 22 cm
Responsibility: Frank McCourt.

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