Frank McCourt

July 20, 2009 at 1:11 am (books, In memoriam)

We have lost a true original. Many of us in the Columbia area had the privilege of hearing Frank McCourt speak this past February. He was wonderful.

I’ll never forget listening, with my husband, to Angela’s Ashes, read by McCourt himself. We were on a car trip, and at one point – I think it was the bit about the false teeth – we nearly had to pull over, we were both laughing so hard…

Here is a gracious tribute by Lourdes of Lost in Books.

Francis "Frank" McCourt  August 19, 1930 - July 19, 2009

Francis "Frank" McCourt: August 19, 1930 - July 19, 2009

1 Comment

  1. Irish evening, and Claire Keegan « Books to the Ceiling said,

    […] And just a few months later, he was gone. […]

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