“Angela’s Ashes,” Frank McCourt’s memoir of growing up poor in Limerick, Ireland, was one of the publishing world’s most astonishing successes of recent years. In “‘Tis” (Scribner), he continues the story of his life as a young man in New York City, as he served in the Army, went to college, became a teacher and started a family.

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