The Outsiders

The Outsiders

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From Penguin's The Originals collection, The Outsiders is an outstanding story of teenage rebellion, written when the author was only 17.

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Teenagers in a small Oklahoma town have split into two gangs, divided by money, tastes and attitude. The Socs' idea of having a good time is beating up Greasers like Ponyboy Curtis.

Ponyboy knows what to expect and knows he can count on his brothers and friends - until the night someone takes things too far, and life is changed forever.
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Iconic, outspoken, first.

The Originals are the pioneers of fiction for young adults. From political awakening, war and unrequited love to addiction, teenage pregnancy and nuclear holocaust, The Originals confront big issues and articulate difficult truths. The collection includes:

(Un)arranged Marriage - Bali Rai
Stone Cold - Robert Swindells
The Secret Diary of Adrian Mole - Sue Townsend
The Tulip Touch - Anne Fine
I Capture the Castle - Dodie Smith
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Product details

  • 12-17
  • Paperback | 224 pages
  • 129 x 198 x 14mm | 161g
  • Penguin Books Ltd
  • London, United Kingdom
  • English
  • 9780141368887
  • 4,527

About 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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2 5% (47,697)
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