The Pigman
ISBN: 0606350527
EAN13: 9780606350525
Language: English
Pages: 193
Edition: "Turtleback Scho"
Dimensions: 1.00" H x 8.00" L x 5.00" W
Weight: 1.00 lbs.
Format: Prebound
Book Overview
The Pigman is Paul Zindel's groundbreaking, bestselling tour de force, now available in a teen trim size with striking new cover art. Publishers Weekly called The Pigman remarkable. Zindel has written a story that will not be denied. This funny, sad, and unforgettable tale about two disillusioned teenagers who have their faith in humanity restored by a lonely, eccentric stranger is a timeless classic that new generations of readers will cherish. It's an uneventful September afternoon when sophomores John and Lorraine make a prank call to a stranger named Angelo Pignati. But the two of them aren't prepared to be so touched by the old man whose loneliness reaches out to them through the phone line. And what starts as a practical joke quickly turns into a friendship that changes all of their lives forever.
Editor Reviews
From the Back Cover Our life would be what we made of it. . . . It's an uneventful September afternoon when sophomores John and Lorraine make a prank call to a stranger named Angelo Pignati. But the two of them aren't prepared to be so touched by the old man whose loneliness reaches out to them through the phone line. And what starts as a practical joke quickly turns into a friendship that changes all of their lives forever. Then John and Lorraine make a terrible mistake that betrays their new friend's trust--and just like that, Mr. Pignati is gone. Now, the only way for them to find peace is to write down their friend's story--the story of the Pigman.