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100 Books Everyone Should Read Before They Die

Angela's Ashes by Frank McCourt. Good book. I always thought I'd find it too depressing to read. Not so. The Glass Castle was actually much harder for me.


Angela's Ashes by Frank McCourt - An amazing read.


The sequel to Frank McCourt's memoir of his Irish Catholic boyhood, Angela's Ashes, picks up the story in October 1949, upon his arrival in America.

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Angela's Ashes: A Memoir / Edition 1

A memoir that reads like a novel, the author weaves so much humor into what would otherwise be a dismal tale, that this book is just fabulous.


"Books to add to your must-read list." I've read 9 of these---It must be time to look for the others!

A Pulitzer Prize–winning, #1 New York Times bestseller, Angela’s Ashes is Frank…

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Quote Of The Day: November 15, 2014

Quote Of The Day: November 15, 2014 - He says, you have to study and learn so that you can make up your own mind about history and everything else but you can’t make up an empty mind. Stock your mind, stock your mind. You might be poor, your shoes might be broken, but your mind is a palace. — Frank McCourt, Angela’s Ashes (1996)


"... your mind is a palace" -Frank McCourt: been there, done that-- he's so right :)