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  • Published: 16 October 2017
  • ISBN: 9780141378367
  • Imprint: Puffin
  • Format: Paperback
  • Pages: 176
  • RRP: $16.99

That Was Then, This Is Now


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Set in the world of The Outsiders, S. E. Hinton's sequel is honest and hard-hitting; now part of the Originals collection, showcasing Penguin's very best modern classics for young adults.

Byron and Mark are like brothers but when they get to 16 things begin to change. Byron is into girls but Mark is only interested in making money, yet they still enjoy hustling pool games in Charlie's Bar. When Charlie is killed defending them in a brawl Byron and Mark begin to drift apart. Byron is in love with Cathy and has to make the decision of his life when her drug-addicted brother goes missing.

  • Pub date: 16 October 2017
  • ISBN: 9780141378367
  • Imprint: Puffin
  • Format: Paperback
  • Pages: 176
  • RRP: $16.99

About the Author

S E Hinton

S E Hinton wrote THE OUTSIDERS, her first book, when she was 17; it was a phenomenal success. Its publication enabled her to attend the University of Tulsa, Oklahoma; she graduated in 1970 with a major in education. S E Hinton was the first recipient of the American Library Association Award for an outstanding contribution to Young Adult Literature. She continues to live in Tulsa, Oklahoma.

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