The Resource 'Tis: : a memoir, Frank McCourt, (eaudio)

'Tis: : a memoir, Frank McCourt, (eaudio)

Label
'Tis: : a memoir
Title
'Tis:
Title remainder
a memoir
Statement of responsibility
Frank McCourt
Creator
Contributor
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
Frank McCourt's glorious childhood memoir, Angela's Ashes, has been loved and celebrated by listeners everywhere for its spirit, its wit and its profound humanity. A tale of redemption, in which storytelling itself is the source of salvation, it won the National Book Critics Circle Award, the Los Angeles Times Book Award and the Pulitzer Prize. Rarely has a book so swiftly found its place on the literary landscape. And now we have 'Tis, the story of Frank's American journey from impoverished immigrant to brilliant teacher and raconteur. Frank lands in New York at nineteen, in the company of a priest he meets on the boat. He gets a job at the Biltmore Hotel, where he immediately encounters the vivid hierarchies of this "classless country," and then is drafted into the army and is sent to Germany to train dogs and type reports. It is Frank's incomparable voice -- his uncanny humor and his astonishing ear for dialogue -- that renders these experiences spellbinding. When Frank returns to America in 1953, he works on the docks, always resisting what everyone tells him, that men and women who have dreamed and toiled for years to get to America should "stick to their own kind" once they arrive. Somehow, Frank knows that he should be getting an education, and though he left school at fourteen, he talks his way into New York University. There, he falls in love with the quintessential Yankee, long-legged and blond, and tries to live his dream. But it is not until he starts to teach -- and to write -- that Frank finds his place in the world. The same vulnerable but invincible spirit that captured the hearts of listeners in Angela's Ashes comes of age. Frank McCourt's 'Tis is one of the most eagerly-awaited audiobooks of our time, and it is a masterpiece
Accompanying matter
technical information on music
Cataloging source
Midwest
http://library.link/vocab/creatorName
McCourt, Frank
Dewey number
974.7/10049162/0092
Form of composition
not applicable
Format of music
not applicable
Literary text for sound recordings
other
PerformerNote
Read by the author
http://library.link/vocab/relatedWorkOrContributorName
  • McCourt, Frank
  • hoopla digital
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • McCourt, Frank
  • McCourt family
  • Audiobooks
  • Irish Americans
  • New York (N.Y.)
Target audience
adult
Transposition and arrangement
not applicable
Label
'Tis: : a memoir, Frank McCourt, (eaudio)
Link
Instantiates
Publication
Antecedent source
unknown
Capture and storage technique
digital storage
Color
not applicable
Configuration of playback channels
unknown
Dimensions
  • not applicable
  • unknown
Edition
Abridged.
Extent
1 online resource (1 audio file (360 min.))
File format
unknown
Form of item
  • online
  • electronic
Governing access note
Digital content provided by hoopla
Groove width / pitch
not applicable
Isbn
9780743519694
Isbn Type
(sound recording : hoopla Audio Book)
Kind of cutting
not applicable
Kind of disc cylinder or tape
not applicable
Kind of material
unknown
Level of compression
unknown
Other physical details
digital.
Publisher number
MWT11639799
Quality assurance targets
unknown
Reformatting quality
access
Sound
sound
Special playback characteristics
digital recording
Specific material designation
  • other
  • remote
Speed
other
Stock number
11639799
System control number
MWT11639799
System details
Mode of access: World Wide Web
Tape configuration
not applicable
Tape width
not applicable
Label
'Tis: : a memoir, Frank McCourt, (eaudio)
Link
Publication
Antecedent source
unknown
Capture and storage technique
digital storage
Color
not applicable
Configuration of playback channels
unknown
Dimensions
  • not applicable
  • unknown
Edition
Abridged.
Extent
1 online resource (1 audio file (360 min.))
File format
unknown
Form of item
  • online
  • electronic
Governing access note
Digital content provided by hoopla
Groove width / pitch
not applicable
Isbn
9780743519694
Isbn Type
(sound recording : hoopla Audio Book)
Kind of cutting
not applicable
Kind of disc cylinder or tape
not applicable
Kind of material
unknown
Level of compression
unknown
Other physical details
digital.
Publisher number
MWT11639799
Quality assurance targets
unknown
Reformatting quality
access
Sound
sound
Special playback characteristics
digital recording
Specific material designation
  • other
  • remote
Speed
other
Stock number
11639799
System control number
MWT11639799
System details
Mode of access: World Wide Web
Tape configuration
not applicable
Tape width
not applicable

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