Post 1940 Paul Zindel The pigman and Me

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The pigman and Me

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This touching and hilarious memoir by Pulitzer Prize-winning author, Paul Zindel, won the Margaret A. Edwards award. "Eight hundred and fifty-three horrifying things had happened to me by the time I was a teenager. That was when I met my Pigman, whose real name was Nonno Frankie."
The year Paul Zindel, his sister, and their mother lived in the town of Travis, Staten Island, New York, was the most important time of his teenage life. It was the year he and Jennifer Wolupopski were best friends. It was the year of the apple tree, the water-head baby, and Cemetery Hill. And it was the year he met Nonno Frankie Vivona, who became his Pigman.
Every word of his story is true. And The Pigman & Me has an added bonus--one crucial piece of information: the secret of life, according to the Pigman.

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Eight hundred and fifty-three horrifying things had happened to me by the time I was a teenager. That was when I met my Pigman, whose real name was Nonno Frankie.

The year Paul Zindel, his sister, Betty, and their mother lived in the town of Travis, Staten Island, New York, was the most important time of his teenage life. It was the year he and Jennifer Wolupopski were best friends. It was the year of the apple tree, the water-head baby, and Cemetery Hill. And it was the year he met Nonno Frankie Vivona, who became his Pigman.

Every word of his story is true. And The Pigman & Me has an added bonus--one crucial piece of information: the secret of life, according to the Pigman.

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Grade 7-12-- Thousands of YAs have read and loved Zindel's The Pigman (HarperCollins, 1968). In this tragicomic memoir, he describes one of his own teen years spent with his mother and sister on Staten Island. He is in rare form here. While he's not the first to turn teenage angst into humor, he is certainly among the best. His neurotic, wheeler-dealer mother talks her way into purchasing a house with Connie, another single mother, who has a set of out-of-control, identical twins. Travis is a very insular town, consisting largely of Polish families, and Zindel's one friend, Jenni fer Wolupopski, warns him of the less-than- cordial reception he's bound to receive in Sep tember. His fears are somewhat soothed when he meets Connie's father, who is destined to become his pigman. He is the first male adult who listens to the boy, laughs with him, and really loves him. Always telling silly jokes and working in Connie's garden, he is never too busy to talk to and advise Zindel on the im portant things in life, such as how to get fried killies and how to win his first fistfight. The old man changes his life, making it more bearable when his spirit could have been crushed by his family situation. The Pigman & Me allows readers a glimpse of Zindel's youth, gives them insight into some of his fic tional characters, and provides many exam ples of universal experiences that will make them laugh and cry. --Susan R. Farber, Ossi ning Public Library, NY
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