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Angela's ashes : a memoir
Frank McCourt
Adult Nonfiction E184.I6 M117 1996

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Anna said:
I loved this book. It was a memoir about Frank and his poverty pit of a life. Born in New York and raised in Ireland, he struggles to survive. At first I didn't like the style of writting, but after I got used to it, I fell in love. After reading this, I became more grateful and just thankful that my life is nothing like that. It isn't that sad, it's just kind of a wake up call to life in general. I think there was a movie based upon this story but I haven't seen it. I do reccomend this book for a mature audience just because there are a few scenes in there but they really are not that bad. PLEASE READ THIS BOOK! IT IS EXCELLENT!
posted Apr 9, 2004
Adriana said:
i tink that this book is a very good book n very interestingit is a book that you cant put down its that good it is bout how this one irish american family live in Brookly New york wit there kids n stuff n there dad is an acholic n it talks bout how there mom has to beg for food and hoe the children have to suffer then they moved to ireland an it worst some of there children die along the way well i wont tell u the rest because it will ruin the ending but i hope u read this book cuz its very touching! n this book is wrote by the child view that is frank Mc court yes its the author that had to live thru this awful lyfe n has to retell it again n his book but its not all sad there r sum happy moments well hope u read the book cuz its very good!!!
posted Aug 24, 2004
jcs said:
A difficult book to read, especially for those of Irish descent. Parts are beautifully written and will stay with you long after you finish the book. But don't forget the tissues.
posted Apr 17, 2007 at 10:44AM
Avatar for enigma enigma said:
This has got to be the most depressing book I’ve ever read. I don’t want to see the movie.
posted Jan 4, 2008 at 10:55PM
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