The Outsiders

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The Outsiders

By S. E. Hinton

Puffin Books, Mass Market Paperbound, 9780140385724, 192pp.

Publication Date: September 1, 1988

The 45th anniversary of a landmark work of teen fiction
Ponyboy can count on his brothers and his friends, but not on much else besides trouble with the Socs, a vicious gang of rich kids who get away with everything, including beating up greasers like Ponyboy. At least he knows what to expect--until the night someone takes things too far.
Written forty-five years ago, S. E. Hinton's classic story of a boy who finds himself on the outskirts of regular society remains as powerful today as it was the day it was written.

About the Author
S. E. Hinton, the inaugural winner of the Margaret A. Edwards Award, is one of the most popular and best-known writers of young adult fiction. Her novels include That Was Then, This Is Now, Some of Tim's Stories and Rumble Fish. She lives in Tulsa, Oklahoma, with her husband.