Frank McCourt

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  • Birth Place: Brooklyn, New York, United States
  • Died: July 19, 2009
  • Profession: Writer

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Frank McCourt, Pulitzer-Winning Memoirist, Dies at 78

Frank McCourt, a teacher who in his sixties wrote a memoir of his desperately poor Irish childhood that became the Pulitzer Prize-winning Angela's Ashes, has died. He was 78. McCourt, whose novel was adapted into a 1999 film of the same name, died of… Read more

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Angela's Ashes
Based on the Pulitzer Prize-winning memoir by Frank McCourt, Angela's Ashes is an alternately funny and heartbreaking look at growing up in Ireland. B (more…)
National Library Week - Frank McCourt
English teacher Frank McCourt stresses the importance of books, but if he were a shop teacher he would be stressing the importance of plywood.
Frank McCourt
Training German Shepherds in Germany prepared Frank McCourt to teach high school.