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reviewed Angela's Ashes: A Memoir. July 03, 2010
Angela's Ashes: A Memoir
This memoir truly stuck with my after I read it. Mccourt is such an honest storyteller, and did not try to paint it any other way than exactly how it happened. Reading through his childhood experience …
posted a Quick Tip about Angela's Ashes: A Memoir. June 29, 2010
Angela's Ashes: A Memoir
Could not really get into this one
posted a Quick Tip about Angela's Ashes: A Memoir. June 28, 2010
Angela's Ashes: A Memoir
Excellent book. That anyone can go through such harsh experiences and retell them with humor is a tribute to man's ability to adapt.
posted a Quick Tip about Angela's Ashes: A Memoir. June 26, 2010
Angela's Ashes: A Memoir
Reading McCourt's "Angela's Ashes not on gave an heart wrenching view into his particular childhood, but also an intimate look into Limerick City's poverty in the '30s and '40s. Wonderful book and a haunting …
posted a Quick Tip about Angela's Ashes: A Memoir. June 24, 2010
Angela's Ashes: A Memoir
A great memoir of growing up in Ireland; the sequels are also good
posted a Quick Tip about Angela's Ashes: A Memoir. June 23, 2010
Angela's Ashes: A Memoir
Gritty and realistic tale about life in poverty.
reviewed Angela's Ashes: A Memoir. June 22, 2010
Angela's Ashes: A Memoir
  Wow. What else can be said? This is a must read for everyone, especially those who are interested in reading/writing memoir. McCourt fills the page with vivid descriptions and interesting, sympathetic …
posted a Quick Tip about Angela's Ashes: A Memoir. June 16, 2010
Angela's Ashes: A Memoir
gOOD!
posted a Quick Tip about Angela's Ashes: A Memoir. June 11, 2010
Angela's Ashes: A Memoir
Another good read about our history and ancestors.
posted a Quick Tip about Angela's Ashes: A Memoir. June 10, 2010
Angela's Ashes: A Memoir
Could read this over and over again.
posted a Quick Tip about Angela's Ashes: A Memoir. April 17, 2010
Angela's Ashes: A Memoir
I thought that McCourt's objectivity about his very sad childhood made this easier to read than other books of the kind.
posted a Quick Tip about Angela's Ashes: A Memoir. April 16, 2010
Angela's Ashes: A Memoir
Just so hard to read! (Sad).
posted a Quick Tip about Angela's Ashes: A Memoir. March 18, 2010
Angela's Ashes: A Memoir
An honest novel that doesn't try to impress anyone by being falsely uplifting. McCourt tells his story as it was.
reviewed 'Tis: A Memoir. February 21, 2007
'Tis: A Memoir
`TIS is the continuing story of author Frank McCourt's life that he began telling in ANGELA'S ASHES; a dark, moving, and humorous memoir about his life growing up in Limerick, Ireland. That book netted …
reviewed 'Tis: A Memoir. August 05, 2006
'Tis: A Memoir
This is a wonderful sequel to Angela's Ashers and a very well written one. As one reviewer has pointed out, it is indeed not Angela's Ashes, nor was it suppose to be. This is a story of a mans life. It …
reviewed Angela's Ashes: A Memoir. November 10, 2003
Angela's Ashes: A Memoir
If you can make it through the first 100 pages of "Angela's Ashes," then the rest is much easier. This isn't because it's poorly-written. Far from it; "Angela's Ashes" quickly captures the reader with …
reviewed Angela's Ashes: A Memoir. March 09, 2001
Angela's Ashes: A Memoir
When I first heard about this book, I didn't understand what all the fuss was about. Then I bought the book and read it and understood. In life there isn't much difference between tragedy and comedy. …
reviewed 'Tis: A Memoir. June 08, 2000
'Tis: A Memoir
Man, this man can write! I so much enjoy McCourt's simple, casual style that sneaks up on you sometimes. To me, the only reason this book doesn't rate quite as high as Angela's Ashes is that it isn't …
reviewed 'Tis: A Memoir. April 14, 2000
'Tis: A Memoir
Pros: Continuation of a great story     Cons: Not as good as the previous work     Frank McCourt continues the story of his life begun in Angela's Ashes. Although …
reviewed Angela's Ashes: A Memoir. February 29, 2000
Angela's Ashes: A Memoir
Pros: Wealth of emotional experience     Cons: Very sad, can be depressing     I first heard about Angela's Ashes here on Epinions. I had been hearing about the …
reviewed 'Tis: A Memoir. February 07, 2000
'Tis: A Memoir
Pros: sequel to Angela's Ashes     Cons: lukewarm, dragged     So, Angela's Ashes was wonderful and you'd think Tis would be as well...right? Wrong! As with most …
reviewed 'Tis: A Memoir. December 04, 1999
'Tis: A Memoir
Those of us who grew to cherish the irresitible McCourt children of "Angela's Ashes" waded through Malachy's memoirs until we could take up the Limerick jigs in brother Frank's sequel. Well here 'tis …
reviewed 'Tis: A Memoir. October 26, 1999
'Tis: A Memoir
As an Irish American, an English instructor at an urban technical college, and a former inner-city night school teacher, there's much I found both familiar and well-evoked in 'Tis. Obviously, as with …
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