Author Frank McCourt Dies at Age 78

Pulitzer Price winning author Frank McCourt died Sunday in Manhattan.  Frank McCourt’s first book, Angela’s Ashes, is a moving memoir of his early childhood growing up in Limerick, Ireland with his three brothers, his mother and an alcoholic father.  Angela’s Ashes was also made into a movie in 1999.  McCourt went on to write two additional memoirs about his move to New York as well as his years as a teacher.

 

 

 

 

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Beth is a Librarian at the Gaines Township branch of KDL. She really loves reading, especially all the wonderful teen books, but also enjoys genealogy and crafts!


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