Teacher Man

A Memoir
eAudio - unabridged
Audio (8.93 hours)
Product Number: Z100134277
Released: Feb 12, 2018
Business Term: Purchase
ISBN: #9780743552462
Narrator/s: Frank McCourt
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Nearly a decade ago Frank McCourt became an unlikely star when, at the age of 66, he burst onto the literary scene with Angela's Ashes, the Pulitzer Prize-winning memoir of his childhood in Limerick, Ireland. Then came 'Tis, his glorious account of his early years in New York. Now here at last, is McCourt's long-awaited audiobook about how his thirty-year teaching career shaped his second act as a writer. Teacher Man is also an urgent tribute to teachers everywhere. In bold and spirited prose featuring his irreverent wit and heartbreaking honesty, McCourt records the trials, triumphs and surprises he faces in public high schools around New York City. Teacher Man shows McCourt developing his unparalleled ability to tell a great story as he works to gain the attention and respect of unruly, hormonally-charged or indifferent adolescents. McCourt's rocky marriage, his failed attempt to get a Ph.D. at Trinity College, Dublin, and his repeated firings due to his propensity to talk back to his superiors ironically lead him to New York's most prestigious school, Stuyvesant High School, where he finally finds a place and a voice. For McCourt, storytelling itself is the source of salvation and in Teacher Man the journey to redemption-and literary fame-is an exhilarating adventure.

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Author(s): Frank McCourt
Series: Memoirs of Frank McCourt Series No: 3
Original Publish Date: Nov 15, 2005

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Author(s): Frank McCourt
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Product Number EB00561789
Released: Sep 11, 2014
Business Term: 1 Year
Publisher: Scribner
ISBN: #9780743282000

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