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Summary: Life in impoverished Depression-era Ireland holds little promise for young Frank McCourt, the oldest son in a tightly-knit family. Living by his wits, cheered by his irrepressible spirit, and sustained by his mother's fierce love, Frank embarks on an inspiring journey to overcome the poverty of his childhood and reach the land of his dreams: America.

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: Paramount 2000

Copies Available at Woodmere

1 available in Drama DVDs, Call number: DVD DRAMA ANG

McCourt, Frank.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Large Print Press 1999

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1 available in Large Print, Call number: LP 920 MCC

McCourt, Frank.

Summary: "'Tis is the story of Frank's American journey from impoverished immigrant to brilliant teacher and raconteur. Frank lands in New York at age nineteen, in the company of a priest he meets on the boat. He gets a job at the Biltmore Hotel, where he immediately encounters the vivid hierarchies of this "classless country," and then is drafted into the army and is sent to Germany to train dogs and...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Scribner 1999

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McCourt, Frank.

Summary: Continues the sometimes harrowing tale of the author's youth as he immigrates from Ireland to the United States, joins the Army, goes to college, and begins building a life.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Simon & Schuster 2000

Copies Available at East Bay

1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 974.71 MCC

McCourt, Frank.

Summary: The author recounts his childhood in Depression-era Brooklyn as the child of Irish immigrants who decide to return to worse poverty in Ireland when his infant sister dies.

Format: sound recording-nonmusical

Publisher / Publication Date: Simon & Schuster Audio 2005

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McCourt, Frank.

Summary: An unflinching vision of life on the dole in Ireland told with humor and grace.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Scribner 1996

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 920 MCC

Copies Available at Fife Lake

1 available in Adult, Call number: 929.2 MCC

McCourt, Frank.

Summary: The author's memoir of his journey from impoverished Irish immigrant to brilliant teacher and raconteur.

Format: sound recording-nonmusical

Publisher / Publication Date: Simon & Schuster 1999

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1 available in Compact Disc Audio Book, Call number: CD 974.71 MCC

McCourt, Frank.

Summary: The third installment of McCourt's memoirs (after Angela's Ashes and 'Tis) covers his thirty-year teaching career in New York City's public high schools.

Format: sound recording-nonmusical

Publisher / Publication Date: Simon & Schuster Audio 2005

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1 available in Compact Disc Audio Book, Call number: CD 371.1 McCou

McCourt, Frank.

Summary: In this tribute to teachers everywhere. McCourt records the trials, triumphs and surprises he faces in public high schools around New York City. His methods anything but conventional, McCourt creates a lasting impact on his students through imaginative assignments, singalongs and field trips. As he struggles to find his way in the classroom, he spends his evenings drinking with writers and...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Scribner 2005

Copies Available at Woodmere

1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 371.1 MCC

Copies Available at Peninsula

1 available in Adult, Call number: B MCCOURT MCC

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