Frank McCourt, Requiescat in pace
July 20, 2009 2:08 AM   Subscribe

Frank McCourt, Pulitzer Prize (1997) and National Book Critics Circle Award (1996) for his memoir, has died Frank McCourt, a former New York City schoolteacher who turned his miserable childhood in Limerick, Ireland, into a phenomenally popular, Pulitzer Prize-winning memoir, “Angela’s Ashes,” died in Manhattan on Sunday. He was 78 and lived in Manhattan and Roxbury, Conn posted by dawson (5 comments total)

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I live in a different, you know, zone and whatnot...
posted by dawson at 2:13 AM on July 20, 2009 [1 favorite]

We need an obitfilter. Seriously.

People will keep dying and some obits here are great, and deserve their own space.

Oh, and:

posted by MuffinMan at 2:17 AM on July 20, 2009

and I hesitated, seriously, like a newly widowed bride...wan't eager to be FIRST or whatever...
posted by dawson at 2:22 AM on July 20, 2009

I'm getting sick of all these famous people dying. Why aren't there any posts about famous people being born?
posted by twoleftfeet at 2:23 AM on July 20, 2009 [1 favorite]

FWIW, your obitpost is better.
posted by chillmost at 2:25 AM on July 20, 2009 [1 favorite]

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