'Tis: A Memoir Quotes

Frank McCourt
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"And I'd start crying to myself on that deck chair with the gorgeous Atlantic all around me, New York ahead, city of my dreams where I'd have the golden tan, the dazzling white teeth. I'd wonder what in God's name was wrong with me that I should be missing Limerick already, city of gray miseries, the place where I dreamed of escape to New York. I'd hear my mother's warning, The devil you know is better than the devil you don't know."
Chapter One, pg. 15

"She laughs and my face is on fire again. Tom takes a long drink of beer and I know that I'm useless with these girls so I leave and walk down Third Avenue taking the odd look at my reflection in shop windows and giving up hope."
Chapter Three, pg. 29

"There are days when the girls take off their coats and the way...

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