Angela’s Ashes Summary

Angela’s Ashes follows the memoirs of Frank McCourt and details his childhood in Brooklyn and Limerick. The memoir spans from Angela’s (Frank’s mother) childhood until she returns to Ireland after her husband dies. The memoir begins by detailing Angela’s childhood in Ireland, writing about how poverty stricken the family was, the lack of food that … Read more

The Distance Between Us Essay

For Reyna Grande, love is complicated. The author of “The Distance Between Us” (2004 ) grew up with the kind of poverty where most often times, there wasn’t enough food in the house or money to pay for electricity. Reyna and her sister Alma were raised by Reyna’s undocumented parents in Los Angeles until Reyna … Read more