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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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Remembering Clifton Adams, an Oklahoma author all but lost to history

Where's the S.E. Hinton Memorial Drive-In Theater in Tulsa or the Bob Burke School for Speed Writing or the Billie and Tracy Letts Center for Dysfunctional Families in Durant? Oklahoma has produced some of the finest genre writers the world has ever ...

Pony Boy, 'Outsiders' on stage at Haymarket Theatre

Christopher Sergel adapted for the stage Hinton's book about socioeconomic rival youth gangs the Greasers and the Socs (short for Socials), and the young man, Pony Boy, who questions his place in this world. The Haymarket Theatre, under Deffenbaugh's ...

Five great things to do this week

The theater brings S.E. Hinton's novel about rival gangs to the stage, with a cast of young, talented actors. 4. THEATER: "Mary Poppins," 7:30 p.m. Friday-Saturday, 2 p.m. next Sunday, Lincoln Community Playhouse, 2500 S. 56th St. Playhouse veteran ...

'The Outsiders' is still cool after all these years

S.E. Hinton's “The Outsiders,” a coming of age tale about teens, written by a teen and for teens, continues to be the best-selling young adult novel of all time. Such is its popularity that Jeff Church, guest director for the upcoming production at ...



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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 ...

SE Hinton Biography - CliffsNotes

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