The chillingly realistic story of the Socs and the Greasers, rival teenage gangs, whose hatred for each other leads to the mindless violence of gang warfare.
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‘You know what a greaser is?’ Bob asked. ‘White trash with long hair.’
I felt the blood draining from my face. ‘You know what a Soc is? White trash with Mustangs and madras.’ And then, because I couldn’t think of anything bad enough to call them, I spat at them.
Bob shook his head, smiling slowly. ‘You could use a bath, greaser. And a good working over.’
The Soc caught my arm and twisted it behind my back, and shoved my face into the fountain. I fought, but the hand at the back of my neck was strong. I’m drowning, I thought, they’ve gone too far…About the Author:
S.E. Hinton wrote her first book, The Outsiders, in 1967, when she was seventeen years old. Hinton is also the author of That Was When, This Is Now, Rumble Fish, Tex, Taming the Star Runner, and many others. Hinton lives in Oklahoma.
JODI PICOULT grew up in Nesconset, New York. Her novels include Harvesting the Heart, The Pact, My Sister's Keeper, Vanishing Acts, and The Tenth Circle. She lives in New Hampshire.
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Book Description HARPERCOLLINSCHILDRENSBOOKS, 1992. Paperback. Book Condition: New. book. Bookseller Inventory # 6722253
Book Description HARPERCOLLINSCHILDRENSBOOKS, 1992. Paperback. Book Condition: New. book. Bookseller Inventory # 0006722253