Home Special Offers Angela's Ashes

Categories


List All Products


Advanced Search
Advanced Search according to Parameters
Show Cart
Your Cart is currently empty.

Login






Info: Your browser does not accept cookies. To put products into your cart and purchase them you need to enable cookies.
PrintE-mail
Angela's AshesAngels

Angela's Ashes
View Full-Size Image


Angela's Ashes

Price per Unit (piece): HK$55.00
HK$45.00
You Save: HK$10.00


Author: Frank McCourt
Publisher: Scribner
Format: Hardback USED
ISBN: 0684874350

"When I look back on my childhood I wonder how I managed to survive at all. It was, of course, a miserable childhood: the happy childhood is hardly worth your while. Worse than the ordinary miserable childhood is the miserable Irish childhood, and worse yet is the miserable Irish Catholic childhood."

So begins the luminous memoir of Frank McCourt, born in Depression-era Brooklyn to recent Irish immigrants and raised in the slums of Limerick, Ireland. Frank's mother, Angela, has no money to feed the children since Frank's father, Malachy, rarely works, and when he does he drinks his wages. Yet Malachy does nurture in Frank an appetite for the one thing he can provide: a story.

Perhaps it is a story that accounts for Frank's survival. Wearing rags for diapers, begging a pig's head for Christmas dinner, and searching the pubs for his father, Frank endures poverty, near-starvation and the casual cruelty of relatives and neighbors yet lives to tell his tale with eloquence, exuberance and remarkable forgiveness.


Availability

In Stock: 1

Usually ships in:

3-5d.gif




Last Updated: 25 June 2017