Author: Frank McCourt

Category: Biography & Memoir

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Deal starts: July 09, 2024

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Description:

The author of

Angela’s Ashes

recounts his life as a teacher—and how he found his voice as a storyteller—in this #1

New York Times

–bestselling memoir.

Frank McCourt became an unlikely star when, at the age of sixty-six, he burst onto the literary scene with

Angela’s Ashes,

the Pulitzer Prize–winning memoir of his childhood in Limerick, Ireland. Then came

‘Tis,

his glorious account of his early years in New York.Now, here at last is McCourt’s long-awaited book about how his thirty-year teaching career shaped his second act as a writer. In spirited prose featuring his irreverent wit and compelling honesty, McCourt records the trials, triumphs and surprises he faced in the classroom.

Teacher Man

shows McCourt developing his storytelling skills as, five days a week, five periods per day, he worked to gain the attention and respect of unruly, hormonally charged or indifferent adolescents. For McCourt, storytelling itself is the source of salvation, and in

Teacher Man

the journey to redemption—and literary fame—is an exhilarating adventure.