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The Outsiders (1967)
by S. E. Hinton
Amazon.com Amazon.com Review (ISBN 014038572X, Mass Market Paperback)According to Ponyboy, there are two kinds of people in the world: greasers and socs. A soc (short for "social") has money, can get away with just about anything, and has an attitude longer than a limousine. A greaser, on the other hand, always lives on the outside and needs to watch his back. Ponyboy is a greaser, and he's always been proud of it, even willing to rumble against a gang of socs for the sake of his fellow greasers--until one terrible night when his friend Johnny kills a soc. The murder gets under Ponyboy's skin, causing his bifurcated world to crumble and teaching him that pain feels the same whether a soc or a greaser. This classic, written by S. E. Hinton when she was 16 years old, is as profound today as it was when it was first published in 1967.
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The struggle of three brothers to stay together after their parents' death and their quest for identity among the conflicting values of their adolescent society.
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Two editions of this book were published by Penguin Australia.
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