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Sunday, February 15, 2004
Angela's Ashes - Frank McCourt 


Title: Angela's Ashes
Author: Frank McCourt
Other Source: Amazon.com
First published in 1996. And thousands might have read it, no? I know i'm kind off late in catching up with "Angela's Ashes" but nevertheless, i never regret it reading it now. It's actually an autobiography of Frank McCourt; his childhood among his parents - Angela & Malachy McCourt and his other siblings. His poor, miserable childhood. And how he dreamt of America. But this autobiography beg to differs. It's nothing like others. The way it is written just make you keep flipping the pages. Despite the hardship that the writer, Frank McCourt faced during his childhood, there's nothing so much as the sorrow and pain that he felt - no much sadness can be found within the pages. But instead, his story was put in a way to just reflect the things that happened without getting too much of his feelings get in the way.

Good, interesting write. Winner of 1997 Pulitzer Prize, The National Book Critics' Circle Award and The Los Angeles Times Award. Good enough reason for you to grab a copy? Heh!

kiezamy  # 10:11 PM
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