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Description - The Outsiders by S E Hinton

The original teenage rebel story.

Greasers, Rockers, different place, different name - but wherever they are, they're outsiders; the rough, tough, long-haired boys from the other side of town, with little hope of flash cars, fine madras shirts and the good things of American life in the Sixties. Their story is told by Ponyboy, a Greaser with good reason to fear the Socs, the rich kids in Mustangs who come looking for trouble, and witness to the savage baiting that drives his best friend to manslaughter. More than a story of hatred and violence, this is also a story of loyalty and friendship as teenagers of the urban slums search for personal dignity and a place in the world.

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Book Details

ISBN: 9780141368887
ISBN-10: 0141368888
Format: Paperback / softback
(198mm x 129mm x 14mm)
Pages: 224
Imprint: Penguin Books Ltd
Publisher: Penguin Random House Children's UK
Publish Date: 4-Aug-2016
Country of Publication: United Kingdom

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Author Biography - S E Hinton

S E Hinton wrote THE OUTSIDERS, her first book, when she was 17; it was a phenomenal success. Its publication enabled her to attend the University of Tulsa, Oklahoma; she graduated in 1970 with a major in education. S E Hinton was the first recipient of the American Library Association Award for an outstanding contribution to Young Adult Literature. She continues to live in Tulsa, Oklahoma.

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