"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
Item Number: 5623
New York: Viking Press, 1967.
First edition of the author’s classic first book. Octavo, original black cloth. Inscribed by the author on the front free endpaper in a contemporary hand, “I hope you enjoy my book! Best wishes, Susie Hinton.” Fine in near fine dust jacket with some light 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.