The Pigman by Paul ZindelThe Pigman by Paul Zindel

The Pigman

byPaul Zindel

Paperback | March 6, 2018

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Join the millions of readers who have discovered The Pigman, the beloved bestselling young adult classic from Paul Zindel, the Pulitzer Prize-winning author of The Effect of Gamma Rays on Man-in-the-Moon Marigolds.

The Pigman is the perfect read for fans of modern classics like The Outsiders by S. E. Hinton and Thirteen Reasons Why by Jay Asher.

When high school sophomores John and Lorraine made a prank phone call to an elderly stranger named Angelo Pignati, what starts as a practical joke quickly turns into a friendship that changes all of their lives forever. But when their friendship ends in tragedy, the only way for John and Lorraine to find peace is to write down their friend's story—the true story of the Pigman.

“Headline news…remarkable…Zindel has written a story that will not be denied.” —Publishers Weekly

“An intensely moving story of believably alienated young people.” —School Library Journal

Paul Zindel (1936-2003) was born and raised on Staten Island in New York. After teaching high school science for several years, he decided to pursue a career as a playwright. His first play,The Effect of Gamma Rays on Man-in-the-Moon Marigolds, won the Pulitzer Prize for Drama. Shortly thereafter, he wrote his first novel for young adu...
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Title:The PigmanFormat:PaperbackDimensions:224 pages, 8 × 5.31 × 0.5 inPublished:March 6, 2018Publisher:HarperCollinsLanguage:English

The following ISBNs are associated with this title:

ISBN - 10:0062272446

ISBN - 13:9780062272447

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Rated 5 out of 5 by from Pigman is filled with life lessons for coming of age teens Gritty, raw and yet often humorous lessons in life learned at the hands of the Pigman. Everyone should be so lucky as to have a Pigman in their life.
Date published: 2017-03-08

Editorial Reviews

“This is a shocker of a book. Startling and truthful and vivid.”