The Resource Angela's ashes, by Frank McCourt, (electronic resource)

Angela's ashes, by Frank McCourt, (electronic resource)

Label
Angela's ashes
Title
Angela's ashes
Statement of responsibility
by Frank McCourt
Creator
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
"When I look back on my childhood I wonder how I managed to survive at all. It was, of course, a miserable childhood: the happy childhood is hardly worth your while. Worse than the ordinary miserable childhood is the miserable Irish childhood, and worse yet is the miserable Irish Catholic childhood" So begins the luminous memoir of Frank McCourt, born in depression-era Brooklyn to recent Irish immigrants and raised in the slums of Limerick, Ireland. Frank's mother, Angela, has no money to feed the children since Frank's father Malachy, rarely works, and when he does he drinks his wages. Yet Malachy does nurture in Frank an appetite for the one thing he can provide: a story. Perhaps it is a story that accounts for Frank's survival. Wearing shoes repaired with tires, begging a pig's head for Christmas dinner, and searching the pubs for his father, Frank endures poverty, near-starvation and the casual cruelty of relatives and neighbors, yet lives to tell his tale with eloquence, exuberance and remarkable forgiveness
Accompanying matter
technical information on music
Cataloging source
TEFOD
http://library.link/vocab/creatorName
McCourt, Frank
Dewey number
929/.20899162073
Form of composition
not applicable
Format of music
not applicable
Interest level
  • UG
  • High School
LC call number
E184.I6
LC item number
M117 2005ab
Literary text for sound recordings
autobiography
Music parts
not applicable
PerformerNote
Read by Frank McCourt
Reading level
  • 5.9
  • 10.
Study program name
  • Accelerated Reader AR
  • Reading Counts RC
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • McCourt, Frank
  • McCourt family
  • McCourt, Frank
  • Irish Americans
  • Irish Americans
  • Limerick (Limerick, Ireland)
Transposition and arrangement
not applicable
Label
Angela's ashes, by Frank McCourt, (electronic resource)
Link
Instantiates
Publication
Note
  • Downloadable audio file
  • Title from: Title details screen
  • Unabridged
  • Duration: 14:55:31
Capture and storage technique
digital storage
Carrier category
unspecified
Carrier category code
  • zu
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Color
not applicable
Configuration of playback channels
stereophonic
Content category
spoken word
Content type code
  • spw
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Control code
o449743263
Dimensions
  • not applicable
  • unknown
Form of item
electronic
Groove width / pitch
not applicable
Isbn
9780743595117
Media category
computer
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • c
Other control number
076714050006
Sound
sound
Special playback characteristics
digital recording
Specific material designation
  • other
  • remote
Speed
unknown
System control number
  • (Sirsi) o449743263
  • (Sirsi) o449743263
  • (OCoLC)449743263
System details
  • Requires OverDrive Media Console (WMA file size: 214522 KB; MP3 file size: 419883 KB)
  • Mode of access: World Wide Web
Tape configuration
not applicable
Tape width
not applicable
Label
Angela's ashes, by Frank McCourt, (electronic resource)
Link
Publication
Note
  • Downloadable audio file
  • Title from: Title details screen
  • Unabridged
  • Duration: 14:55:31
Capture and storage technique
digital storage
Carrier category
unspecified
Carrier category code
  • zu
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Color
not applicable
Configuration of playback channels
stereophonic
Content category
spoken word
Content type code
  • spw
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Control code
o449743263
Dimensions
  • not applicable
  • unknown
Form of item
electronic
Groove width / pitch
not applicable
Isbn
9780743595117
Media category
computer
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • c
Other control number
076714050006
Sound
sound
Special playback characteristics
digital recording
Specific material designation
  • other
  • remote
Speed
unknown
System control number
  • (Sirsi) o449743263
  • (Sirsi) o449743263
  • (OCoLC)449743263
System details
  • Requires OverDrive Media Console (WMA file size: 214522 KB; MP3 file size: 419883 KB)
  • Mode of access: World Wide Web
Tape configuration
not applicable
Tape width
not applicable

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