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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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Your students your schools: Ankeny, NP, Saydel

7th grade students have been reading the classic story The Outsiders by S.E. Hinton. She published this story when she was only 17 and still in high school, which gives young writers hope for true successes in publishing their work. High School. Saydel ...

Weekend: Your guide to local entertainment

today, Phil Hinton; Saturday, Se-A-Cabo. MINOOKA PUB, 2934 Birney Ave.: today, Jonny D; Saturday, Dem Guys. NOSH, 280 Main St., Dickson City: Wednesdays, Frankie and Toby. OAK STREET EXPRESS, 729 Oak St.:today, Jeff Lewis, Renore Code; ...

Overdue Book Reviews: Veronica Mars did it better than 'The Outsiders'

This week, upon deep literary contemplation, I thought I would share with you a little overdue #throwbackthursday with the worst three weeks of group reading of my middle school career: S.E. Hinton's “The Outsiders.” Dubbing this the worst is saying a ...

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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 ...

SE Hinton Biography - CliffsNotes

Use this CliffsNotes The Outsiders Book Summary & Study Guide today to ace your next test! Get free homework help on S.E. Hinton's The Outsiders: book ...

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 ...



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