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Although he had performed in several short plays with his younger brother Malachy, Frank McCourt didn't achieve fame until later in life, with the publication of his childhood memoir, Angela's Ashes, which won the Pulitzer Prize in 1997. He was born in Brooklyn to Irish parents who returned with him and his younger brother Malachy to Limerick, where he grew up. He came back to the USA in 1949. After serving in the U.S. Army during the Korean War, he became a teacher in the New York City public schools. Frank and his wife Ellen divided their time between New York and Connecticut. Frank McCourt had one daughter from a previous marriage and one granddaughter.
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