F3 Angela's ashes

A writer and his book

  • Frank McCourt ( 1930 - 2009 ) was born in New York. But in the 1930s, The American Dream didn't exist for many Americans. There was a severe economic crisis. Many people were unemployed: they had to move to find a job.
  • So, in 1934, Frank's parents decided to go back to Ireland (where they were born). The family moved to Limerick, in the Republic of Ireland.
  • Frank Mc Court moved back to the USA at the age of 19 to find work. He became a teacher of English in New York.
  • In 1997, he received the prestigious American Pulitzer Prize for his book "Angela's Ashes". This book was a best-seller all over the world.

A trailer of the film

Created By
Thierry Raguier

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