Commonwealth National Podcast

Frank McCourt: Author of Angela's Ashes (11/28/2007)

Duration: 
1:05:52

Frank McCourt, Author 
In Conversation with Sandip Roy, Host, KALW's "Upfront"

Pulitzer Prize-winning author of Angela’s Ashes Frank McCourt will discuss his inspirations as a writer and reflect on his life, the subject matter of many of his books. His new book Angela and the Baby Jesus elaborates on the childhood of his mother Angela from his previous book. The book comes in both adult and children’s editions, with different illustrators lending their interpretations to each edition. Angela’s Ashes sold over 4 million copies and won the Pulitzer Prize for Biography.

This program was recorded in front of a live audience at The Commonwealth Club on November 28, 2007.