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Susan Eloise Hinton (born July 22, 1950) is an American author and is most famous for her young adult novel The Outsiders.
Susan Eloise Hinton was born in Tulsa, Oklahoma, USA, on July 22, 1950.
She first began writing in her sophomore year at Will Rogers High School in Tulsa.
S. E. Hinton is most widely known as the author of The Outsiders, her first and most popular novel. The book was inspired by two rival gangs in her high school, the Greasers and the Socs. The Outsiders was published by Viking in 1967, and it became the second-best-selling young-adult novel in publishing history, with more than 13 million copies.
Hinton's publisher suggested she use her initials instead of her first name so that male reviewers would not dismiss the novel because its author was female. She chose to continue using her initials, perhaps to better separate her public life from her private life.
Publicity and pressure led to three years of writer's block for the young author. Hinton's boyfriend was tired of her being depressed all the time, and suggested she write two pages a day. She did so, and completed That Was Then, This Is Now in the year of 1970. She married her boyfriend a few months later. ... [More From Freebase]

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An excerpt from the first e-book edition of SE Hinton's classic YA novel.

Long before the best-seller lists were dominated by John Green, Veronica Roth, and Stephenie Meyer, there was S.E. Hinton. Her novel The Outsiders—written when Hinton was only 15—revolutionized the young adult publishing world, causing teenage ...

Student's 'edgy' book cover design impresses judges

Mila, who is originally from Sofia in Bulgaria but now living in Coventry, was one of just 10 students shortlisted for the Puffin Children's Prize in which entrants were challenged to design a cover for S E Hinton's coming-of-age novel The Outsiders.

Top Five Ideal Casting Choices For Characters From Hold Steady Songs

Some of my favorite things ever are the S.E. Hinton books and the movies made from them (The Outsiders, Rumble Fish, etc.). Matt Dillon and Diane Lane have a knack for looking good while getting into trouble, or at least not being far from it.

Stay Gold: Free Outdoor Screening of The Outsiders Saturday at Belcourt

As proof, here's The Belcourt with a free outdoor screening this Saturday of The Outsiders, director Francis Coppola's 1983 adaptation of the S.E. Hinton novel about a J.D. gang's blood bonds and class ties in Larry Clark-era Tulsa, written in the ...



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S.E. Hinton.com

Includes a brief biography, synopses of all Hinton's works, her thoughts about them, and answers to frequently asked questions.

S. E. Hinton - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia

Susan Eloise Hinton (born July 22, 1948) is an American writer best known for her young-adult novels set in Oklahoma, especially The Outsiders, which she ...

S.E. Hinton - IMDb

S.E. Hinton, Actress: Rumble Fish. S.E. Hinton was born on July 22, 1948 in Tulsa, Oklahoma, USA as Susan Eloise Hinton. She is an actress and writer, known ...

S. E. Hinton (se4realhinton) on Twitter

The latest from S. E. Hinton (@se4realhinton). writer for a long, long time Supernatural fan horsewoman wife mother friend. oklahoma.



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