August 19, 1931 ~ July 19, 2009
Frank McCourt was an Irish American writer who was born in Brooklyn, New York, to Irish immigrants. After a trying childhood, he spent a good portion of his life teaching creative writing. His first novel, Angela's Ashes, won McCourt the National Book Critics Circle Award, the Los Angeles Times Book Award, the ABBY Award and the Pulitzer Prize for Biography. Click here to read an interview with the author.
Below is a list of the books we have in our collection written by Mr. McCourt
Angela and the Baby Jesus
Angela's Ashes: a memoir
Teacher Man: a memoir
'Tis: a memoir