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Laura Zigman
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Laura Zigman grew up in Newtonville, Massachusetts, and graduated from the University of Massachusetts at Amherst. Before writing ANIMAL HUSBANDRY, she was a publicist at Turtle Bay Books and Knopf. She currently lives in Washington, DC. (Publisher Provided) Author Laura Zigman grew up in Newton, Massachusetts. She graduated from the University of Massachusetts at Amherst and the Radcliffe Publishing Procedures Course. She worked in the New York publishing industry for ten years as a publicist for Times Books, Vintage Books, Turtle Bay Books, Atlantic Monthly Press, and Alfred A. Knopf. She moved to Washington, D. C. where she worked as a project manager for The Smithsonian Associates and a consultant for Share Our Strength, an anti-poverty non-profit group. Her first novel, Animal Husbandry, was published in 1998 and in 2001 the book was turned into a film entitled Someone Like You starring Ashley Judd and Hugh Jackman. She has also written Dating Big Bird (2000), Her (2002), and Piece of Work (2006). (Bowker Author Biography)

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