Friday, 24 July 2009

Frank McCourt: Angela and the Baby Jesus


Frank McCourt
In tribute to the passing last Sunday of Pulitzer Prize winning author, Frank McCourt, Fora TV features this one hour conversation with the author and Sandip Roy, at the Commonwealth Club, San Fransisco, in November, 07. Full details, plus the piece in segments, here

"Frank McCourt - Francis "Frank" McCourt is an Irish-American teacher and author. He received the Pulitzer Prize (1997) and National Book Critics Circle Award (1996) for his memoir Angela's Ashes (1996), which details his childhood as a poor Irish Catholic in Limerick.

He is also the author of 'Tis (1999), which continues the narrative of his life, picking up from the end of the previous book and focusing on life as a new immigrant in America. Teacher Man (2005), detailed the challenges of being a young, uncertain teacher who must impart knowledge to his students"

source: ForaTV

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