McCourt Remembered

The late author Frank McCourt told the story of his youth in Limerick in the book Angela’s Ashes. It’s not a happy tale, but apparently Limerick isn’t holding a grudge. The mayor of Limerick has opened a book of condolence for McCourt. Citizens may sign the book over the next two weeks, whereupon it will be delivered to McCourt’s family.

The full article is here.–David E

UPDATE: The redoubtable Ed pointed out to me that the New York Times has begun a page where non-Limerick-ites can post their recollections of McCourt. It’s here.