That Was Then, This is Now
Another Hinton classic available in a great new package. Companion to The Outsiders, That Was Then, This is Now is S. E. Hinton?s moving portrait of the bond between best friends Bryon and Mark and the tensions that develop between them as they begin to grow up and grow apart. Now, it too is... show more
Another Hinton classic available in a great new package. Companion to The Outsiders, That Was Then, This is Now is S. E. Hinton?s moving portrait of the bond between best friends Bryon and Mark and the tensions that develop between them as they begin to grow up and grow apart. Now, it too is available in this great new package featuring the larger trim size, eye-catching new cover art, and all-new bonus material. And, like The Outsiders, the new edition will also maintain the same pagination as the previous edition?making it ideal for continued classroom use.
Publish date: April 1st 1998
Publisher: Puffin Books
Pages no: 159
Edition language: English
, Realistic Fiction
, Coming Of Age
Sigh. There are no words I can come up with to explain what I feel for this book. Well, maybe some words. I am amazed at how much I loved this beautifully, lovely, heartbreaking book. From the moment I started it until I finally finished it, it was just, beautiful. And I don't mean beautiful as in...
I remember this book I read it like 6 or 7 years ago it was kinda depressing to me but I still like it.
The Outsiders, Hintons other novel, is a personal favourite of mine and halfway through this novel i was of the belief that I would be adding it to my favourites pile. The first half of the novel is actually really good. The writing is good, the characters are likable and well developed, the story f...
All the time I wondered about the ending, because I had read several comments and even the author said that hollywood didn't have the guts to keep the ending.And it did chill me.
The best thing about this book is the way Byron, in the end doesn't know anything any more. I suppose letting go of the idea of right and wrong is essential to growing up. The worst thing about this book is the anti-drug moralizing. Yes, kids, drugs can ruin your life. But so can lots of other th...