THE PERKS OF BEING A WALLFLOWER by STEPHEN chbosky Published by: POCKET BOOKS, Simon and Schuster Inc., 1230 Avenue of the Americas, New York, NY 10020. Copyright 1999 by Stephen Chbosky BOOK JACKET INFORMATION standing on the fringes of life ... offers a unique perspective. But there comes a time to see what it looks like from the dance floor. This haunting novel about the dilemma of passivity vs. passion marks the stunning debut of a provocative new voice in contemporary fiction: The Perks Of Being A WALLFLOWER This is the story of what it's like to grow up in high school. More intimate than a diary, Charlie's letters are singular and unique, hilarious and devastating. We may not know where he lives. We may not know to whom he is writing. All we know is the world he shares. Caught between trying to live his life and trying to run from it puts him on a strange course through uncharted territory. The world of first dates and mixed tapes, family dramas and new friends. The world of sex, drugs, andThe Rocky Horror Picture Show, when all one requires is that perfect song on that perfect drive to feel infinite. Through Charlie, Stephen Chbosky has created a deeply affecting coming-of-age story, powerful novel that will spirit you back to those wild and poignant roller coaster days known asgrowingup. visit us on the world wide web _inghttpwhststwwwlessimonsayscom_wh _inghttpwhststwwwmtvcom_wh stephenchboskygrew up in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, and graduated from the University of Southern California's Filmic Writing Program. His first film, THE FOUR CORNERS OF NOWHERE, premiered at the 1995 Sundance Film Festival and went on to win Best Narrative Feature honors at the Chicago Underground Film Festival. He is the recipient of the Abraham Polonsky Screenwriting Award for his screenplay EVERYTHING DIVIDED as well as a participant in the Sundance Institute's filmmakers' lab for his current... [continues]
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