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The Resource Angela's ashes : a memoir, Frank McCourt

Angela's ashes : a memoir, Frank McCourt

Label
Angela's ashes : a memoir
Title
Angela's ashes
Title remainder
a memoir
Statement of responsibility
Frank McCourt
Title variation
Angelas ashes
Creator
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
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
Summary
Born in depression-era Brooklyn to recent Irish immigrants, Frank McCourt experienced a childhood fraught with poverty and occasional cruelty. McCourt recounts his miserable existence with remarkable exuberance and remarkable forgiveness
Tone
Writing style
Award
  • ALA Notable Book, 1997.
  • Book Sense Book of the Year Adult Trade, 1997.
  • Library Journal Best Books, 1996.
Biography type
collective biography
http://library.link/vocab/ext/novelist/bookUI
044075
Cataloging source
YVO
http://library.link/vocab/creatorName
McCourt, Frank
Dewey number
929.20899162073
Illustrations
illustrations
Index
no index present
http://library.link/vocab/ext/novelist/lexile
1110
Literary form
non fiction
http://library.link/vocab/resourcePreferred
True
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • McCourt family
  • McCourt, Frank
  • Irish Americans
  • Irish Americans
  • Limerick (Limerick, Ireland)
Target audience
adult
Label
Angela's ashes : a memoir, Frank McCourt
Instantiates
Publication
Note
  • "A Touchstone book."
  • Winner of the Pulitzer Prize
Control code
ocm41557726
Dimensions
22 cm.
Extent
364 p.
Isbn
9780684842677
Isbn Type
(pbk.)
Other physical details
ill.
System control number
(Sirsi) ABZ-2699
Label
Angela's ashes : a memoir, Frank McCourt
Publication
Note
  • "A Touchstone book."
  • Winner of the Pulitzer Prize
Control code
ocm41557726
Dimensions
22 cm.
Extent
364 p.
Isbn
9780684842677
Isbn Type
(pbk.)
Other physical details
ill.
System control number
(Sirsi) ABZ-2699

Library Locations

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