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S.E. Hinton was just 17 years old when she sold her first novel, The Outsiders, a modern classic of teen literature which has been alternately praised and condemned since it was first published in 1967. The story of the struggle between two groups of teens -- Greasers and Socs (pronounced "soashes") -- the novel gained popularity among readers and educators in the 1970s for its frank depiction of violence and cruelty in the social structure of American high schools. Some groups found it too fr More »
Name at Birth: Susan Eloise Hinton
Born: July 22, 1948 (Tulsa, Oklahoma)


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 wrote during high school. In 1988 she received the inaugural Margaret Edwards Award from the American Library Association for her cumulative contribution in writing ...


Biography Biography S.E. Hinton, was and still is, one of the most popular and best known writers of young adult fiction. Her books have been taught in some schools, and banned from others. Her novels changed the way people look at young adult literature. Susan Eloise Hinton was born in Tulsa, Oklahoma. She has ...


Born: 1950. Tulsa, Oklahoma American author. Often considered the most successful novelist for the junior high and high school audience, S. E. Hinton is credited with creating realistic young adult literature. Her career began with the publication of her first book, The Outsiders (1967), at the age of seventeen.


S. E. Hinton Biography - Susan Eloise Hinton was born on the 22nd of July 1950 in Tulsa, Oklahoma. Since Oklahoma did not have many activities for girls, reading and writing became.


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 summary, chapter summary and analysis, quotes, essays, and character analysis courtesy of CliffsNotes. In The Outsiders, S.E. Hinton tells the story of 14-year-old  ...


S.E. Hinton was born on July 22, 1948 in Tulsa, Oklahoma, USA as Susan Eloise Hinton. She is a writer and actress, known for The Outsiders (1983), ...


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Susan Eloise Hinton is one of the best-known writers of young adult fiction. Her books have been taught in some schools, and banned from others. Her novels have changed the way people look at young adult literature. S. E. Hinton was born in Tulsa, Oklahoma. During her junior year in high school, one of her friends , ...


HINTON, S(usan) E(loise) 1950-. Personal. Born July 22, 1950, in Tulsa, OK; married David E. Inhofe (in mail-order business), September, 1970; children: Nicholas David. Education: University of Tulsa, B.S., 1970. Addresses. Home— Tulsa, OK. Agent— c/o Author Mail, Viking, Penguin Putnam, 375 Hudson St., New York, ...