Susan Eloise Hinton (born July 22, 1948) is an American author best known for her young adult novel The Outsiders.
Birth 22 Jul 1948
The Outsiders is a coming-of-age novel based in 1965 by S. E. Hinton, first published in 1967 by Viking Press. Hinton was 15 when she started writing the novel, and 18 when it was published. The book follows two rival groups, the Greasers and the Socs (pronounced by the author as "/soʊˈʃəz/", short for Socials), who are divided by their socioeconomic status.
Published 24 Apr 1967
Rumble Fish is a 1975 novel for young adults by S. E. Hinton, author of The Outsiders. It was adapted to film and directed by Francis Ford Coppola in 1983.
Tex is a 1982 American drama film released by Buena Vista Distribution Company and directed by Tim Hunter based on the novel of the same name by S. E. Hinton. Tex is about the life of two brothers after their mother dies, and their father walks out on them. They continue to struggle financially and mentally.
Released 30 Jul 1982
That Was Then... This Is Now is a 1985 drama film based on the book of the same name by S. E. Hinton. The film was directed by Christopher Cain, distributed by Paramount Pictures, and stars Emilio Estevez, who also wrote the screenplay, and Craig Sheffer in the main roles, this is also the only S.E. Hinton film adaptation not starring Matt Dillon (Dillion played Tex McCormick in Tex (1982), Rusty James in Rumble Fish and Dallas "Dally" Winst....
Released 8 Nov 1985