The Pigman & Me

The Pigman & Me

By Paul Zindel

Graymalkin Media, Mass Market Paperbound, 9781935169307, 179pp.

Publication Date: September 30, 2010

An account of Paul Zindel's teenage years on Staten Island, when his life was enriched by finding his own personal pigman, or mentor.

About the Author
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 adults, The Pigman, which has gone on to sell millions of copies. Mr. Zindel wrote more than fifty books over the course of his life, including the popular My Darling, My Hamburger; The Pigman s Legacy, a sequel to The Pigman; and the autobiographical The Pigman and Me.