Frank McCourt
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Frank McCourt

Frank McCourt (1930-2009) was born in Brooklyn, New York, to Irish immigrant parents, grew up in Limerick, Ireland, and returned to America in 1949. For thirty years he taught in New York City high schools. His first book, "Angela's Ashes," won the Pulitzer Prize, the National Book Critics Circle Award and the L.A. Times Book Award. In 2006, he won the prestigious Ellis Island Family Heritage Award for Exemplary Service in the Field of the Arts and the United Federation of Teachers John Dewey Award for Excellence in Education.

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Frank McCourt (1930-2009) nació en Brooklyn, Nueva York, de padres inmigrantes irlandeses, creció en Limerick, Irlanda, y regresó a Estados Unidos en 1949. Durante treinta años enseñó en escuelas secundarias de la ciudad de Nueva York. Su primer libro, "Las cenizas de Angela", ganó el Premio Pulitzer, el Premio del Círculo Nacional de Críticos de Libros y el Premio L.A. Times Book. En 2006, ganó el prestigioso Premio Ellis Island Family Heritage por el Servicio ejemplar en el campo de las artes y el Premio de la Unión de Maestros John Dewey por la excelencia en la educación.

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    • Angela's Ashes

    • By: Frank McCourt, Jeannette Walls - introduction
    • Narrated by: Frank McCourt, Jeannette Walls - introduction
    • Length: 15 hrs and 8 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4.5 out of 5 stars 7,306
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 5,676
    • Story
      4.5 out of 5 stars 5,678

    Frank McCourt's Pulitzer Prize-winning memoir, movingly read in his own voice, bears all the marks....

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • A classic book *and* a classic audiobook

    • By Karen on 01-30-03

    Regular price: $47.20

    • The Elements of Style (Recorded Books Edition)

    • By: William Strunk Jr., E. B. White
    • Narrated by: Frank McCourt
    • Length: 4 hrs
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4.5 out of 5 stars 632
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 466
    • Story
      4.5 out of 5 stars 458

    The Elements of Style has long been a valued and beloved resource for all writers....

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • The Best Book for the Editing Proceedure...

    • By Jonathan on 03-01-14

    Regular price: $19.80

    • 'Tis

    • By: Frank McCourt
    • Narrated by: Frank McCourt
    • Length: 14 hrs and 5 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4.5 out of 5 stars 1,822
    • Performance
      5 out of 5 stars 1,332
    • Story
      4.5 out of 5 stars 1,329

    The same vulnerable but invincible spirit that captured our hearts in the Pulitzer Prize-winning memoir Angela's Ashes comes of age in 'Tis....

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • Marvelous

    • By Tony on 02-05-06

    Regular price: $35.93

    • Teacher Man

    • By: Frank McCourt
    • Narrated by: Frank McCourt
    • Length: 8 hrs and 55 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4.5 out of 5 stars 1,470
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 689
    • Story
      4.5 out of 5 stars 693

    Now here at last, is McCourt's long-awaited audiobook about how his thirty-year teaching career shaped his second act as a writer....

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • Insightful and fun

    • By Linnea on 01-01-06

    Regular price: $39.93

    • Dubliners (Naxos Edition)

    • By: James Joyce
    • Narrated by: Jim Norton
    • Length: 6 hrs and 50 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4 out of 5 stars 470
    • Performance
      4 out of 5 stars 370
    • Story
      4 out of 5 stars 368

    James Joyce's Dubliners is a collection of short stories about the lives of the people of Dublin around the turn of the century....

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • An approachable Joyce

    • By Robert on 12-16-10

    Regular price: $19.95

    • Las cenizas de Ángela [Angela's Ashes]

    • By: Frank McCourt
    • Narrated by: Jorge Lemus
    • Length: 15 hrs and 23 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      5 out of 5 stars 2
    • Performance
      5 out of 5 stars 2
    • Story
      5 out of 5 stars 2

    En este magnífico audiolibro se narran los duros comienzos de una familia emigrante irlandesa, vista a través de un niño. Por ello, el oyente se encontrará con grandes dosis de humor y compasión transmitidos a través de su autor, Frank McCourt. Es una extraordinaria obra....

    Regular price: $29.95

    • Frank McCourt at the 92nd Street Y

    • By: Frank McCourt
    • Narrated by: Alphie McCourt, Malachy McCourt
    • Length: 1 hr and 11 mins
    • Original Recording
    • Overall
      4.5 out of 5 stars 61
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 49
    • Story
      4 out of 5 stars 50

    The recently passed award-winning author of the memoirs Angela'a Ashes and 'Tis, discusses his writing, his life, and teaching as a profession....

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • God Bless Frank McCourt!

    • By Amy Franklin on 05-07-15

    Regular price: $1.95

    • Angela and the Baby Jesus

    • By: Frank McCourt
    • Narrated by: Frank McCourt
    • Length: 18 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4.5 out of 5 stars 46
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 27
    • Story
      4.5 out of 5 stars 27

    Six-year-old Angela looks at the naked baby Jesus in her local church in Limerick, Ireland, circa 1912, and thinks he looks cold....

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • LOVE!

    • By Kathy on 05-07-08

    Regular price: $7.93

    • Brothers: 26 Stories of Love and Rivalry

    • By: Andrew Blauner (editor), Tobias Wolff, David Kaczynski, and others
    • Narrated by: Dave Courvoisier
    • Length: 9 hrs and 10 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      3.5 out of 5 stars 2
    • Performance
      5 out of 5 stars 1
    • Story
      5 out of 5 stars 1

    Here is a tapestry of stories about the complex and unique relationship that exists between brothers....

    Regular price: $19.95

    • Teacher Man

    • By: Frank McCourt
    • Narrated by: Frank McCourt
    • Length: 5 hrs and 24 mins
    • Abridged
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    A third memoir from the author of the huge international best sellers Angela’s Ashes and ‘Tis....

    Regular price: $10.96

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