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Paperback The Outsiders Book

ISBN: 014240733X

ISBN13: 9780142407332

The Outsiders

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Book Overview

50 years of an iconic classic This international bestseller and inspiration for a beloved movie is a heroic story of friendship and belonging. No one ever said life was easy. But Ponyboy is pretty sure that he's got things figured out. He knows that he can count on his brothers, Darry and Sodapop. And he knows that he can count on his friends--true friends who would do anything for him, like Johnny and Two-Bit. But not on much else besides trouble...

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Review on the purchase, NOT the book itself

I ordered this book for my daughter to read for school. The copy we received had writing and highlighting all through it. Won’t make for easy reading. A little irritated.

amazing, fantastic ,a very good book

i liked how it showed me that every one can have rough spots, and that every one might not be so different from each other from what they wear and the way they talk but it shows me to not judge people buy how they walk talk dress live and who and where they hang out with and to just to get to know some one before you judge who they are as a person and who there real personality truly is !!!!! S.E Hinton described each character in the story with passion and very good details .


Expectations scare me. I had heard so many wonderful things about this book. And it’s never a good idea to expect too much, because that’s such a big opportunity for disappointment. So I always prefer to know the least amount possible about any book I’m interested in. However, the insurmountable praise for The Outsiders has always been tough to evade. It’s everywhere. I found that the quality of this book was perfectly evidenced by the fact that the immense expectation and build-up accumulated throughout the years were so well met by the actual classic worthiness of the story and the way it was told. Loved the simple, original narrative. Great, real, well-developed, relatable characters. This book is heartwarming and heartbreaking... so prepare your heart for the exercise.

One Of My Favorite Books

I read this book in seventh grade, and have read it so many times since. I highly recommend it if you want a story that makes you think, and realize that people aren't always what they seem to be.

Never evah remembered any other co-authoring this Book (i.e, Jodi P)

Was my favorite book after reading Judy Bloom's Are you there God, it's me Margaret. Is this some kind of Mandella effect going on? Very weird. Other than the above, great writing by S.E. Hinton; loved all those books.


My daughter had to read this for her summer reading list. She absolutely loved it and was trhough it in no time.

The Outsiders

Have you ever read The Outsiders before?I have and man was I vexed when the book came to halt.It just popped up with such bewildering events,describing details,and fantastic characters that I just couldn't put the book down. If you're up for something bewildering, you can always count on The Outsiders. When you start reading the first page, you can't help but to become interested.Then you start getting reluctant to put the book down, until you just read and understand everything.It just gets better and better, once you read chapter by chapter. When it comes to detail, you can always look up to The Outsiders for an example.Each word in every sentence has such describing details that you can see the moving images inside your head.Sometimes,each paragraph with another event and character, makes you feel as if you're a character yourself who watches everything happen,as you read the book.As when there was a rumble between the Socs and the Greasers or when Pony and Darrel got in a fight. You can just feel the tension! The greatest thing I love about the story of Pony,the Greasers and the Socs,were the characters!Each character was different in their own way, with their own attitude that helped the story move along.I rooted each character until the very end. Even though I have read every phenomenon event,every describing paragraph,and the chapter that told me what happened to the characters, I still feel as if I'm attached and being pulled to the exciting story of The Outsiders.

A book that can affect your life

The outsiders is a book about two gangs and their rivalry. It presents the friendship and love of the people in the gang. It's unique because it changed the teen books about crushes, prom queens, and cat fights into a truer, darker side of the world.

Greasers will still be greasers and socs will still be socs.

A book about life in a U.S. city told through the eyes of a teenager, Ponyboy, who lives with his two brothers in an environment where two classes - the rich Socs and the poor Greasers - fight, and die.

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