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The Outsiders Audiobook
The Outsiders
Written by: 
S.E. Hinton
Narrated by: 
Jim Fyfe
The Outsiders Audiobook

The Outsiders

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Publisher's Summary

Ponyboy can count on his brothers. And on his friends. But not on much else besides trouble with the Socs, a vicious gang of rich kids whose idea of a good time is beating up "greasers" like Ponyboy. At least he knows what to expect, until the night someone takes things too far.

©1967 S.E. Hinton; (P)1988 Random House, Inc. Listening Library, an imprint of the Random House Audio Publishing Group

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    James & Sheila 06-11-12 Member Since 2014
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    "Great for a wide variety of ages"

    My fourteen year old son kept urging me to get this book after reading it in school. I initially got it simply to support and encourage his reading habit. The book grabbed me from the beginning and never bogged down. I recommend it to ALL teenagers and see no reason why any adult wouldn't like it as well. Great story, well narrated.

    8 of 8 people found this review helpful
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    Mark Westminster, CA, United States 06-16-10
    Mark Westminster, CA, United States 06-16-10 Member Since 2008
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    "Great "classic" story"

    What a great story. Stories should be told and passed down through generations. This is one of those that every human in any country in any language can relate to. Hinton tells this story very well. It's about growing up and dealing with some of the problems we all had.
    This book should be on the "must read" list for every young person in our country.

    7 of 7 people found this review helpful
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    Carol H. 01-25-06
    Carol H. 01-25-06
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    "The Outsiders"

    I remember reading this book in school, many years ago - so when my son brought it home to read as english 8 homework, I decidied to download it one evening so that we could discuss it together after he finished reading it. It's a great story for many reasons - the class differences and similarities are very well detailed. The main character is very captivating in the book and is easy to lissen to as an audible book. It's hard to stop listening - luckily it's not a long book.

    20 of 23 people found this review helpful
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    Mia 05-06-13
    Mia 05-06-13 Member Since 2016

    I am a miracle worker. Doing what I can to choose love over fear.

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    "The perfect first listen"
    If you could sum up The Outsiders in three words, what would they be?

    Fantastic,haunting,classic.


    What was one of the most memorable moments of The Outsiders?

    The story is short which in my opinion blends every moment together. A perfect listen.


    Which character – as performed by Jim Fyfe – was your favorite?

    Johnny and Soda: Because of their kindness.


    If you were to make a film of this book, what would be the tag line be?

    A painful beauty


    Any additional comments?

    Not heard about this? Turn it on. Please.

    4 of 5 people found this review helpful
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    Tadzio Los angeles, CA 12-06-10
    Tadzio Los angeles, CA 12-06-10 Member Since 2016

    Tech addict

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    "Chapters DO NOT match."

    Great audio book. However, I had the same problem as the previous reviewer. The chapters DO NOT MATCH. Chapter 4 begins half way through chapter three etc...Not good if you use in classroom where you have to select a specific chapter.

    14 of 19 people found this review helpful
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    Andrew Jupiter, FL, United States 10-18-11
    Andrew Jupiter, FL, United States 10-18-11 Member Since 2012
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    "Jim Fyfe's Amazing Voices"

    I'm an 8th grade Language Arts teacher and I usually read the narration for books or stories to my classes. I feel I can do a better job than the taped narrations I have access to. In this case, I heard a sample of Mr. Fyfe's narration for 'The Outsiders' and I was sold. He has an amazing capacity to capture numerous different voices and I'm hoping to find another book that he has narrated and that I can use for my 8th graders.-Andrew Kornfeld
    Duncan Middle School, Palm Beach gardens, Florida

    6 of 8 people found this review helpful
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    Trina 11-22-15
    Trina 11-22-15
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    "I loved the man's voice as he read the story."
    Where does The Outsiders rank among all the audiobooks you’ve listened to so far?

    It would rate very high with me.


    Who was your favorite character and why?

    P because Ponyboy because I can relate to him.


    Which scene was your favorite?

    When Poneyboy and Johnny were rescuing the kids out of the church as it burned.


    Was this a book you wanted to listen to all in one sitting?

    yes I couldn't put it down!


    Any additional comments?

    I am a Sign Language Specialist for a child in 8th Grade. I had never read this book but I am glad I spent the money and time to listen to it. My student isnt deaf but he is non verbal and has a hard time reading. I will be sharing this download with him and I am sure he will enjoy it.

    1 of 1 people found this review helpful
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    Leland 10-22-15
    Leland 10-22-15 Member Since 2016
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    "A classic for youths or adults!"

    This may be nostalgia talking, but I consider The Outsiders a true classic. I read this book in high school; now after 20 years I have listened to the audio book and still find it to be an amazing story. A few things, like the language, may seem a little dated, but overall it's a great book. Very few books are able to dynamically describe the troubles of teenagers, The Outsiders does this in a vivid thought provoking way. Although the book was obviously written with a teenage audience in mind I believe adults will find value in it as well. You can also check out the movie with its all star cast.

    1 of 1 people found this review helpful
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    James Canistota, SD, United States 03-29-10
    James Canistota, SD, United States 03-29-10
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    "Great"

    Use this with my special education students and they love it!

    5 of 7 people found this review helpful
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    steve kearny, NJ, United States 11-08-10
    steve kearny, NJ, United States 11-08-10 Member Since 2010

    Addicted to Audible since 2009

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    "A Classic!"

    A great movie and a great audio book as well. Loved the story and I especially loved the narrator as well. Two thumbs up and highly recommended to all who is or once was a teenager!

    4 of 6 people found this review helpful

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