Pulitizer Prize winning author Frank McCourt passes away

Frank and Machaly McCourt

Frank and Malachy McCourt

Frank McCourt, author of “Angela’s Ashes,” the Pulitzer Prize-winning novel about his Irish childhood, died Sunday of cancer. A former school teacher who wasn’t a published author until his 60s, McCourt sold more than 10 million copies of his books in the US and Canada alone, according to his publishers, Scribner, an imprint of Simon & Schuster Inc as reported by the Associated Press.

His brother Malachy McCourt is an actor, most recently seen in a recurring role of  Father Clarence on All My Children.

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