"If you have two friends in your lifetime, you're lucky. If you have one good friend, you're more than lucky": First Edition Of The Outsiders; Inscribed By S.E. Hinton to Her Neighbors
Item Number: 107832
New York: The Viking Press, 1967.
First edition of the author’s classic first book. Octavo, original black cloth. Association copy, inscribed by the author on the front free endpaper in a contemporary hand to her neighbors, “To the Humphreys- I hope you enjoy my book! Best wishes- Your neighbor, Susie Hinton.” Fine in very good dust jacket with some wear to the extremities. Jacket design by Richard M. Powers.
Published when she was only 18, Susan Eloise Hintons first book was praised as "an impressive performance a book alive with the fresh dialogue of her contemporaries" (New York Times). It was the basis of the acclaimed Francis Ford Coppola film, starring Tom Cruise, Rob Lowe and Diane Lane.