Frank McCourt, who died July 19th, won the Pulitzer Prize for Angela’s Ashes, his memoir of growing up poor in Ireland. We have Angela’s Ashes and its follow-up ‘Tis, as well as Teacher Man, McCourt’s account of his days as a New York City high school teacher.
You can hear McCourt talk about writing, teaching, poverty, alcoholism,Â meeting the Pope, and much moreÂ at FORA.tv.
Or, read “McCourt: A Storyteller Even as a Teacher” at the New York Times Web site.
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