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Angela's Ashes

A Memoir

by Frank McCourt

Angela's Ashes
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    Sep 1996, 360 pages
    May 1999, 255 pages

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Kerry Payne (10/09/02)

awrite ma hearties,

thought this book was pure bangin! anyone who hasnt read this should defo give ut a bash!

cheerz, c y'all l8r! KP xoxox
Jane (07/15/02)

The book Angela's Ashes was fantastic. It gave you a real feeling on how things were like, growing up in Ireland and going through such a tough childhood. It was hard to put it down, and many a night I stayed up late reading it.
Marcia (07/04/02)

I was glad that I decided to stay up late and watch Angela's Ashes. It is one of the best films that I have had the pleasure of watching this year. I was deeply moved by Frank's experience and couldn't wait to share my feeling with others who had either read the book or watched the film.

I didn't want the film to end. It was truly emotional, funny, as well as informative. I would recommend that if you are not a book reader, watch the film. Truly excellent. XXXXX
Sarah Leonard (06/16/02)

This book is magnificent. It takes you back to the poverty in Ireland and on a journey through the youth of Frank McCourt. It's a very poetic work and I can advice everyone to read it. I'm sure you'll enjoy Angela's ashes as much as I did. It really deserved that pulitzer prize!!!!!!!!!!!
Kim (06/12/02)

This book was excellent and I could not wait to read 'Tis which is also definately a 5!
Laiza (06/02/02)

Absolutely one of the best books written in all time. Not only does it provide a marvelous story but it shows you a little bit about life. In the end you will find yourself a new person, grateful for everything you have. Angela's Ashes--- a MUST read!
Amy in New Zealand (05/27/02)

This book is just brilliant. It makes you laugh, cry, smile and grimace the whole way through. Highly recommended!
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