I Read "Angela's Ashes"

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    Long Time Ago

    I read this book, when the movie first came out.  I loved the observational humour of Frank McCourt, yet his depiction of Limerick as dark and miserable is very accurate to this very day.  Yet it is the grittiness and circumstances that are so much depicted- the fact...
    deleted deleted
    26-30
    1 Response Dec 18, 2008

    Favorite

    in my junior level english class in high school, we had to read Angela's Ashes. i say "had" like it was a chore. the book was amazing, and has really become one of my favorites. it really helped that the teacher who had us read it was a very amazing teacher who made us...
    thedreamisover thedreamisover
    18-21, F
    Jun 26, 2008

    Sometimes...

    A book moves you in a very deep way. This is one. Frank McCourt is an amazing storyteller. This is a very poignant story, and he does an amazing job with his memoir. It is one of a very few nonfiction books that I read over and over... His story is not that original, growing up...
    onceandfutureglow onceandfutureglow
    31-35, F
    1 Response Oct 25, 2010

    Angela's Ashes

    What a great book~! and ironically enough..i read it while in detox the summer of '04..when i was homeless because of a crack addiction.. this book has always stayed with me
    MarleyChloesMum MarleyChloesMum
    41-45, F
    Oct 20, 2008

    THIS Book

    This is a real page turnner.  Very sad but very good.  The movie was not as good.
    kaf0201 kaf0201
    36-40, F
    May 4, 2008

    A Wonderful Book

    If you enjoy a good novel, I highly recommend this book. I read all the time, and rarely reread a book,...there are just too many new ones out there to get to. However, this one I've read a few times. If the story wasn't told with so much humor it would be the saddest story I...
    autimom autimom
    31-35, F
    1 Response Dec 20, 2008

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