1967 THE OUTSIDERS 1st Edition Later Printing SE Hinton Hardcover Ex Lib
THE OUTSIDERS by SE Hinton copyright 1967. It is a 1st Edition, Later Printing. The dust jacket is in very good condition with a price listed of $17.99 on the inside flap. It has been placed in a protective clear archival sleeve. It is a school copy and has stamps and soiling, but it lacks pockets and stickers.
The Outsiders is a coming-of-age novel by S. E. Hinton, first published in 1967. Hinton was 15 when she started writing the novel and was 18 when the book was published. This book has been banned from some schools and libraries because of the portrayal of gang violence, underage smoking and drinking, strong language, and family dysfunction. However, in many U.S. schools, the book is part of the curriculum. If you are a collector of banned books, this is a novel you want on your library shelf.