The Effect of Gamma Rays on Man-in-the-moon Marigolds
A Drama in Two ActsBook - 2005
Presents a domestic drama depicting a mentally unbalanced woman's far-reaching effects on the lives of her two daughters.
The Pulitzer Prize-winning play by Paul Zindel, author of the beloved bestselling novel The Pigman, which Publishers Weekly called “remarkable…a story that will not be denied.” Fans of modern classics such as The Outsiders by S. E. Hinton and Thirteen Reasons Why by Jay Asher will find much to love in Paul Zindel's books.
The old, converted vegetable shop where Tillie lives is more like a madhouse than a home. Tillie's mother is bitter and cruel, yet desperate for her daughters' love. Her sister suffers epileptic fits and sneaks cigarettes every chance she gets.
But despite the chaos, Tillie struggles to keep her dreams alive. Tillie—keeper of rabbits, dreamer of atoms, true believer in life, hope, and the effect of gamma rays on man-in-the-moon marigolds...
Paul Zindel’s work is bestselling, critically acclaimed, and passionately embraced by generations of readers.
A Pulitzer Prize-winning play by the author of The Pigman focuses on the ups and downs of the relationship between an embittered, eccentric woman and her two teenage daughters. Reprint.