Paul Zindel

Age: 66

playwright and novelist whose Pulitzer-Prize–winning play The Effect of Gamma Rays on Man-in-the-Moon Marigolds recounted growing up in a troubled home dominated by a paranoid mother. He wrote young adult novels The Pigman and Confessions of a Teenage Baboon.

Died: Manhattan, March 27, 2003

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