Analysis of ‘Angela’s Ashes’, by Frank McCourt

Angela’s Ashes – Frank McCourt Author Background Angela’s Ashes is the story of Frank McCourt’s childhood and adolescence which were spent amidst grinding poverty and deprivation. He had a drunkard for a father who abandoned his large family of nearly ten children. Many of the children did not survive beyond childhood.  When Frank McCourt was 19, he migrated to US where he spent the rest of his life. Frank did not begin writing until he was in his sixties – all his life he had wRead More…