Teacher Man Author:Frank McCourt Now,here at last is McCourt's long-awaited book about how his 30-year teaching career shaped his second act as a writer. Teacher man is also an urgent tribute to teachers everywhere.
A beautiful capstone on a truly inspiring and at times hilarious trio of memoirs. With each volume, Frank McCourt shows his readers how much he (and the world around him) change and grow, allowing for lots of laughs and sympathy from his audience. This book is best read out loud, especially chapter six, which is all about the fine art of excuse note writing and how he turns it into a lesson for his belligerent high school students. A must-read for anyone who has been or is thinking about becoming a teacher.
If you liked Angela's Ashes, you will like Teacher Man. This is the story of Frank McCourt's days as a teacher in New York City. McCourt is humble and witty about his ability to teach but I doubt any of his students ever forgot him.