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Frank McCourt (I) (1930–2009)


Frank McCourt was born August 19, 1930, in Brooklyn, New York, to Irish immigrant parents; grew up in Limerick, Ireland; and, at the age of 19, returned to the United States. Surviving initially through a string of casual jobs, spending every spare minute reading books from the public library, Frank began a process of self-education and ... See full bio »

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 1999 Angela's Ashes (book)
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: A play "A Couple of Blaguards" he co-wrote with Malachy McCourt is produced at Curtis Theater, Brea, California, USA. See more »

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In "'Tis" (the sequel to "Angela's Ashes"), he talks about having known his first wife Alberta "Mike" Small before their marriage. In contrast to his dirt-poor childhood, she had a patrician upbringing. He also recalls having worked a menial job in a hotel at the time that the Korean War broke out. He enlisted in the United States Army and went through training but never got sent to the war. See more »

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