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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.

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Author Frank McCourt

Pages 368

Publisher Simon and Schuster

Published Date 1998-12-17

ISBN 0684864835 9780684864839


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skye_edelson-bennett shared a tip "I listened to this on audiobook. Very interesting to experience Frank McCourt's childhood and what he went through."

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cheryl_rodrigues-ga shared a tip "Sad but good book"

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katelyn_vallecillo shared a tip "Such a good book"

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p_b_355 shared a tip "Heartbreaking memoir"

ian_aranha shared a tip "One of my favorite books ever. Poignant, funny, sad and yet I finished it in two days. Irish authors are born story tellers."

annette_mi shared a tip "Definitely sad but written so well."

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terri_hamet shared a tip "Great book!"

christy_viall shared a tip "Yea that book is great! A friend just gave me Presence by Amy Cuddy, so I’m going to read that 😊"

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david_blaine_3654 shared a tip "If you like the movie the book offers so much more. If you read the book I’d skip the movie. A major letdown."

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kec_rn shared a tip "Amazing!!! And I was just looking at this book the other day thinking I may read it again !"

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krista_martinez shared a tip "Amazing"

pat_oconnor shared a tip "This book about his childhood and mother is from the heart!"

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johannah_stiedle shared a tip "Reading the book was wonderful, but listening to the audiobook narrated by Frank McCourt himself was, an experience."

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martha_welsh shared a tip "I loved this book when I read it however;I could never reread it. The Emotional price is too much for me now."

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jen_king_8742 shared a tip "Same as above comment for Teacher Man"

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irene_jansen shared a tip "True story, the scope of poverty from a child’s perspective"

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vanessa_oz shared a tip "was a required book back in high school and was my favorite one"

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donna_evans shared a tip "I enjoyed the telling of his life with humor and optimism."

luz_turcios shared a tip "Great story"

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mary_afuso shared a tip "Loved the whole sweet sad story. Wished it ended at the fountain instead of where it ended tho..."

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