C. Ricucci

Helpful votes received on reviews: 100% (9 of 9)
Location: Washington, DC
Birthday: 31 Dec
In My Own Words:
I was born & raised in and around the nation's capital but have also lived in Atlanta, Houston, Chicago, Denver, and several other U.S. cities; my occupation is in broadcast/cable/digital media deployment; in my free time I'm rarely without a book in my hand; I'm a voracious reader of history/biographies/politics and occasionally good fiction.


Top Reviewer Ranking: 3,989,743 - Total Helpful Votes: 9 of 9
The Outsiders (Puffin Modern Classics) by S E Hinton
9 of 9 people found the following review helpful
5.0 out of 5 stars Timeless, ageless, 17 July 2007
I must be one of the oldest persons to read and write a review of this book. I am in my late 50s and first read The Outsiders with my son when he was in middle school, years ago. I recently picked up the book again and read it all the way through. I had forgotten how quickly the story "grabs" you and how difficult it is to put the book down once you have gotten into the book. Yes, there are certain aspects of the story which are dated; but all in all, teens today face most of the same problems with peer pressure today as they did 40 years ago when this book was written (and when I was a teenager): being judged unfairly by others, being called names and made fun of, feeling isolated… Read more