Score: 4.5
From 421 Ratings

Angela's Ashes


  • Author: Frank McCourt
  • Release Date : 1998-12-17
  • Genre: Biographies & Memoirs
  • File Size: 5959804 Bytes


A Pulitzer Prize–winning, #1 New York Times bestseller, Angela’s Ashes is Frank McCourt’s masterful memoir of his childhood in Ireland.“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—ex...

Score: 4
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The Run


  • Author: Stuart Woods
  • Release Date : 2009-10-13
  • Genre: Mysteries & Thrillers
  • File Size: 887826 Bytes


A respected senator from Georgia, Will Lee has aspirations of more.But a cruel stroke of fate thrusts him onto the national stage well before he expects, and long before he's ready, for a national campaign.The road to the White House, however, will be more treacherous -- and deadly -- than Will and his intelligent, strikingly beautiful wife, Kate, an associate director in the Central Intelligence Agency, can imagine.A courageous and principled man, Will soon learns he has more than one opponent who wants him out of the race. Thrust into the spotlight as never before, he's become the target of clandestine enemies from the past who will use all their money and influence to stop him -- dead. Now Will isn't just running for president -- he's running fo...

Angela s Ashes
Score: 3.5
From 206 Ratings

Angela s Ashes


  • Author : Frank McCourt
  • Publisher : Simon and Schuster
  • Release Date : 1996
  • Genre: Biography & Autobiography
  • Pages :
  • ISBN 10 : 9780684874357


Angela s Ashes Book Description :

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. 40,000 first printing. $35,000 ad/promo. First serial, The New Yorker....

Angela s Ashes
Score: 3.5
From 206 Ratings

Angela s Ashes


  • Author : Frank McCourt
  • Publisher :
  • Release Date : 1996-01-01
  • Genre: Children
  • Pages :
  • ISBN 10 : 1904720447


Angela s Ashes Book Description :

Korean edition of a New York Times bestseller and the Pulitzer Prize-winning book ANGELA'S ASHES: A Memoir by Frank McCourt. Despite extreme poverty and desperation of his childhood McCourt recounts his early age in an affecting and uplifting voice in this luminous memoir. Translated by Kim Lucia. In Korean. Distributed by Tsai Fong Books, Inc....

Angela s Ashes
Score: 4
From 75 Ratings

Angela s Ashes


  • Author : Frank McCourt
  • Publisher : Simon and Schuster
  • Release Date : 1998-12-17
  • Genre: Biography & Autobiography
  • Pages :
  • ISBN 10 : 9780684864839


Angela s Ashes Book Description :

A Pulitzer Prize–winning, #1 New York Times bestseller, Angela’s Ashes is Frank McCourt’s masterful memoir of his childhood in Ireland. “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—...

Spark Notes   Angela s Ashes

Spark Notes Angela s Ashes


  • Author : Frank McCourt
  • Publisher : Spark Publishing Group
  • Release Date : 2002-07-15
  • Genre: Study Aids
  • Pages :
  • ISBN 10 : 1586634690


Spark Notes Angela s Ashes Book Description :

Get your "A" in gear! They're today's most popular study guides-with everything you need to succeed in school. Written by Harvard students for students, since its inception SparkNotes™ has developed a loyal community of dedicated users and become a major education brand. Consumer demand has been so strong that the guides have expanded to over 150 titles. SparkNotes'™ motto is Smarter, Better, Faster because: · They feature the most current ideas and themes, written by experts. · They're easier to understand, because the same people who use them have also written them. · The clear writing style and edited content enables students to read through the material quickly, saving valuable time. And with everything covered--context; plot overview; cha...

 Tis
Score: 3.5
From 34 Ratings

Tis


  • Author : Frank McCourt
  • Publisher : HarperCollins UK
  • Release Date : 2005
  • Genre: Ireland
  • Pages :
  • ISBN 10 : 9780007205240


Tis Book Description :

FROM THE PULIZER PRIZE-WINNING AUTHOR OF THE #1 "NEW YORK TIMES" BESTSELLER "ANGELA'S ASHES" Frank McCourt's glorious childhood memoir, "Angela's Ashes, " has been loved and celebrated by readers everywhere. It won the National Book Critics Circle Award, the "Los Angeles Times" Book Award and the Pulitzer Prize. Rarely has a book so swiftly found its place on the literary landscape. And now we have "'Tis, " the story of Frank's American journey from impoverished immigrant to brilliant teacher and raconteur. Frank lands in New York at age nineteen and gets a job at the Biltmore Hotel, where he immediately encounters the vivid hierarchies of this "classless country," and then is drafted into the army and is sent to Germany to train dogs and type report...

Angela s Ashes

Angela s Ashes


  • Author :
  • Publisher :
  • Release Date : 1999
  • Genre: Irish Americans
  • Pages :
  • ISBN 10 : OCLC:47096265


Angela s Ashes Book Description :

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A Study Guide for Frank McCourt s Angela s Ashes

A Study Guide for Frank McCourt s Angela s Ashes


  • Author : Gale, Cengage Learning
  • Publisher : Gale, Cengage Learning
  • Release Date : 2015-09-15
  • Genre: Literary Criticism
  • Pages :
  • ISBN 10 : 9781410335210


A Study Guide for Frank McCourt s Angela s Ashes Book Description :

A Study Guide for Frank McCourt's "Angela's Ashes," excerpted from Gale's acclaimed Nonfiction Classics for Students.This concise study guide includes plot summary; character analysis; author biography; study questions; historical context; suggestions for further reading; and much more. For any literature project, trust Nonfiction Classics for Students for all of your research needs....

Angela s Ashes and  Tis
Score: 5
From 1 Ratings

Angela s Ashes and Tis


  • Author : Frank McCourt
  • Publisher : Scribner
  • Release Date : 2000-11-01
  • Genre: Biography & Autobiography
  • Pages :
  • ISBN 10 : 0743204018


Angela s Ashes and Tis Book Description :

This beautifully boxed collection features two bestselling modern classics: "Angela's Ashes" and "'Tis"....