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'Tis : a memoir

Author: Frank McCourt
Publisher: London : Harper Perennial, 2005.
Edition/Format:   Print book : Biography : EnglishView all editions and formats
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It follows his progresss from impoverished immigrant with rotten teeth, infected eyes and no formal education to brilliant raconteur and schoolteacher (a profession for which his two years spent training attack dogs in Germany during the Korean War was invaluble preparation). Exploited, helped and even saved by a cast of NewYork eccentrics, Frank McCourt continues his vivid, hilarious and harrowing tale of survival.  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Biography
Named Person: Frank McCourt; Frank McCourt; Frank McCourt
Material Type: Biography
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Frank McCourt
ISBN: 0007205244 9780007205240 0006551815 9780006551812
OCLC Number: 61733269
Notes: Originally published: London: Flamingo, 1999.
Awards: Winner of Whitaker Gold Book Award 2001
Description: 495 pages ; 20 cm
Responsibility: Frank McCourt.

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'''Tis' feels like a friend, telling the tales of his life over a pint, with charm and humour, economy and pace. There is a sense of loss when you have to close the pages and sleep, or go on to other Read more...

 
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