Angela's Ashes: A Memoir

Scribner (May 25, 1999)
Paperback – 368 pages
ISBN: 068484267X / 9780684842677
"Worse than the ordinary miserable childhood is the miserable Irish childhood," writes Frank McCourt in Angela's Ashes. "Worse yet is the miserable Irish Catholic childhood." Welcome, then, to the pinnacle of the miserable Irish Catholic childhood. Born in Brooklyn in 1930 to recent Irish immigr...