Angela's Ashes Summary

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Setting/Time Period(s): Angela’s Ashes is first set in New York and later takes place in Limerick. The memoir takes place mainly in the 1930s and 1940s.
Summary: Angela’s Ashes is a memoir of the life Frank McCourt starting when his parents met and become pregnant with him in Brooklyn, New York which is where he is born. McCourt and his family soon move to Limerick where he endures many conflicts generally caused by his struggling family. Frank McCourt’s mother Angela loses many children one girl and her twins and struggles raising Frank due to his father who is an alcoholic who spends all his earnings to feed his addictions instead of his family. At the age of 10, Frank makes his confirmation. During this time he becomes ill with typhoid
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