Ireland Malachy Mccourt Singing My Him Song

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Singing My Him Song

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Malachy McCourt, bestselling author of A Monk Swimming, shares the extraordinary story of how he went from living the headlong and heedless life of a world-class drunk to becoming a sober, loving father and grandfather, still happily married after thirty-five years.

Bawdy and funny, naked and moving, told in the same inimitable voice that left readers all over the world wondering what happened next in A Monk Swimming, Singing My Him Song is "told with the frankness and honesty for which McCourt has become renowned" (New York Daily News).

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Malachy McCourt, sixty-nine, is the father of five children, and the grandfather of three. He lives with his wife, Diana, in New York City.

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"Singing My Him Song makes it clear that no one understands the value of laughter better than Malachy McCourt." -- -- Irish American Magazine

"Singing My Him Song makes it clear that no one understands the value of laughter better than Malachy McCourt." -- -- Irish American Magazine

"A natural-born storyteller...There's much pleasure to be had in accompanying McCourt on his twisting journey to sobriety and peace." -- -- Washington Post

"A natural-born storyteller...There's much pleasure to be had in accompanying McCourt on his twisting journey to sobriety and peace." -- -- Washington Post

"It's all told with the frankness and honesty for which McCourt has been renowned." -- -- New York Daily News

"It's all told with the frankness and honesty for which McCourt has been renowned." -- -- New York Daily News

"McCourt has a wonderful sense of humor and peppers his work with comic, self-effacing moments." -- --Denver Rocky Mountain News

"McCourt has a wonderful sense of humor and peppers his work with comic, self-effacing moments." -- --Denver Rocky Mountain News

"McCourt is more thoughtful...and writes movingly about his family, and is open about how his alcoholism devastated them." -- -- The New York Times

"McCourt is more thoughtful...and writes movingly about his family, and is open about how his alcoholism devastated them." -- -- The New York Times

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McCourt, Malachy
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Book Description Harper Collins Publishers, UK. Softcover. Book Condition: New. Available Now. Book Description: Malachy McCourt, actor, gadfly and raconteur follows up his international best sellerA Monk Swimming with this, the second instalment of his hilarious memoirs.: Malachy McCourt grew up in Limerick amid death, squalor, poverty and abuse. When he went to America as a young man, he took with him a gargantuan appetite for what life had to offer - and an equal drive to forget what it had delivered so far. In A Monk Swimming, he caroused his way all over the world, becoming a familiar face in movies and television, and in bars from Paris to Calcutta.: Now he tells us the rest of the story - how he went from world-class drunk to sober and loving father and grandfather. Bawdy and funny, naked and moving, and told in the same inimitable voice that left readers all over the world wondering what happened next, he tells as honest and entertaining a story as you could hope for. : Review: 'A surprisingly tender McCourt disarms the reader with his openness and dextrous touch.the charming rogue has transformed into a satisfied, contemplative - and still charming - paterfamilias': Publishers Weekly (USA): Praise for A Monk Swimming: : 'Masterful storytelling is undoubtedly part of the McCourt genetic code': Morning Star Telegram : From the Back Cover: Malachy McCourt grew up in Limerick amid death, squalor, poverty and abuse. When he went to America as a young man, he took with him a gargantuan appetite for what life had to offer - and an equal drive to forget what it had delivered so far. In A Monk Swimming, he caroused his way all over the world, becoming a familiar face in movies and television, and in bars from Paris to Calcutta.: Now he tells us the rest of the story - how he went from world-class drunk to sober and loving father and grandfather. Bawdy and funny, naked and moving, and told in the same inimitable voice that left readers all over the world wondering what happened next, he tells as honest and entertaining a story as you could hope for.: "A surprisingly tender McCourt disarms the reader with his openess and dextrous touch.the charming rouge has transformed into a satisfied, contemplative - and still charming - paterfamilias.": PUBLISHERS WEEKLY. Size: 20.1 x 12.9 x 1.7 cm. 256 pages. Quantity Available: 3. Shipped Weight: Under 500 grams. Category: Biography & Autobiography; ISBN: 0007116446. ISBN/EAN: 9780007116447. Bookseller Inventory # F237-1117

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Mccourt, Malachy
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