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The Outsiders

The Outsiders
 

Greasers, rockers, different place, different name; but wherever they are, they're the outsiders, the rough, tough, long-haired boys from the 'other' side of town, with little hope of Mustangs, madras shirts and the 'good' things of American life. Their story is told by Ponyboy, ... read full description below.

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ISBN 9780241138090
Barcode 9780241138090
Published 24 April 1997 by Penguin
Format Hardback, New edition
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Author(s) By Hinton, S. E.
Series Puffin Teenage Fiction
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ISBN-13 9780241138090
ISBN-10 0241138094
Stock Out of stock
Status Out of print
Publisher Penguin
Imprint Puffin
Publication Date 24 April 1997
Publication Country United Kingdom United Kingdom
Format Hardback, New edition
Edition New edition
Author(s) By Hinton, S. E.
Series Puffin Teenage Fiction
Category Fiction (Child / Teen)
Number of Pages 192
Dimensions Width: 135mm
Height: 203mm
Spine: 20mm
Weight 305g
Interest Age Children / Young Adults
Reading Age Children / Young Adults
Library of Congress Alienation (Social psychology), Juvenile fiction, Teenagers, United States, Social conditions
NBS Text Children's Fiction
ONIX Text Children/juvenile
Dewey Code 813.54
Catalogue Code Not specified

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Greasers, rockers, different place, different name; but wherever they are, they're the outsiders, the rough, tough, long-haired boys from the 'other' side of town, with little hope of Mustangs, madras shirts and the 'good' things of American life. Their story is told by Ponyboy, a greaser with good reason to fear the lucky boys in Mustangs, and a witness to the savage baiting that leads his best friend to manslaughter. More than a story of hatred and violence, 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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Author's Bio

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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