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A Monk Swimming: a Memoir

By: McCourt, Malachy

Price: $6.44

Publisher: Boston, Massachusetts, U. S. A., Hyperion Books: 1998

Edition: Eighth Printing

Seller ID: 001358

ISBN: 0786884142

Condition: Near Fine with no dust jacket


Malachy McCourt, brother of Frank McCourt (Angela's Ashes, 'Tis) has written this memoir telling his own story of leaving his childhood of poverty in Limerick, Ireland, and heading for the promise of America. Armed with a wild humor and gift for storytelling, he ran from memories of a drunken, vanished father and the humiliations of Angela, his mother. He carved a place for himself in New York as the first celebrity bartender; on stage, performing works of James Joyce, and on television, where the tales he spun made him a Tonight Show regular. Darkly funny, shockingly raw, and everywhere makin... View more info

Image for A Monk Swimming: a Memoir

A Monk Swimming: a Memoir

By: McCourt, Malachy

Price: $6.44

Publisher: Boston, Massachusetts, U. S. A., Hyperion Books: 1998

Edition: Eighth Printing

Seller ID: 001359

ISBN: 0786884142

Condition: Near Fine with no dust jacket


Malachy McCourt, brother of Frank McCourt (Angela's Ashes, 'Tis) has written this memoir telling his own story of leaving his childhood of poverty in Limerick, Ireland, and heading for the promise of America. Armed with a wild humor and gift for storytelling, he ran from memories of a drunken, vanished father and the humiliations of Angela, his mother. He carved a place for himself in New York as the first celebrity bartender; on stage, performing works of James Joyce, and on television, where the tales he spun made him a Tonight Show regular. Darkly funny, shockingly raw, and everywhere makin... View more info