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Critical Praise

" A classic, modern memoir...stunning. "
-Michiko Kakutani, The New York Times

"Every once in a while, a lucky reader comes across a book that makes an indelible impression, a book you immediately want to share with everyone around you...Frank McCourt's life, and his searing telling of it, reveal all we need to know about being human."
-Linnea Lannon, Detroit Free Press

"A splendid memoir, both funny and forgiving "

"A spellbinding memoir of childhood that swerves flawlessly between aching sadness and desperate humor...a work of lasting beauty. "
-Peter Finn, The Philadelphia Inquirer