Frank McCourt

Frank McCourt

Academy of Achievement

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"F. Scott Fitzgerald said there are no second acts in American lives. I think I've proved him wrong. And all because I refused to settle for a one-act existence, the 30 years I taught English in various New York City high schools." Frank McCourt was already retired when he published his first book at age 66. Angela's Ashes, a memoir of his impoverished boyhood in Limerick, Ireland, shot to the top of the best-seller lists and remained there for o...Read More
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Frank McCourt (2008)(SD)

03 Jul 2008 | 17 mins

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Frank McCourt (1999)(SD)

22 Jun 1999 | 11 mins 12 secs

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22 Jun 1999 | 11 mins 12 secs

Frank McCourt (1999)...

22 Jun 1999 | 11 mins 12 secs