From the book jacket:
Nearly a decade ago Frank McCourt became
an unlikely star when, at the age of
sixty-six, he burst onto the literary scene
with Angela's Ashes, the Pulitzer
Prize-winning memoir of his childhood in
Limerick, Ireland. Then came 'Tis,
his glorious account of his early years in
Now, here at last, is McCourt's long-awaited book about how his thirty-year teaching career shaped his second act as a writer. Teacher Man is also an urgent tribute to teachers everywhere. In bold and spirited prose featuring his irreverent wit and heartbreaking honesty, McCourt records the trials, triumphs and surprises he faced in public high schools around New York City. His ...
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