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The Perks of Being a Wallflower

(1999)
A novel by

 
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, and The 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, a powerful novel that will spirit you back to those wild and poignant roller coaster days known as growing up.

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Used availability for Stephen Chbosky's The Perks of Being a Wallflower


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Hardback Editions

August 2012 : USA Hardback
thumbTitle: The Perks of Being a Wallflower
Author(s): Stephen Chbosky
ISBN: 1-4516-9620-5 / 978-1-4516-9620-2 (USA edition)
Publisher: MTV Books
Availability: Amazon   Amazon UK   Amazon CA   

January 2010 : UK Hardback
thumbTitle: The Perks Of Being A Wallflower
Author(s): Stephen Chbosky
ISBN: 1-84782-970-8 / 978-1-84782-970-2 (UK edition)
Publisher: Ulverscroft Large Print Books Ltd
Availability: Amazon   Amazon UK   Amazon CA   

October 2007 : USA Library Binding
thumbTitle: The Perks of Being a Wallflower
Author(s): Stephen Chbosky
ISBN: 1-4352-1357-2 / 978-1-4352-1357-9 (USA edition)
Publisher: Paw Prints 2007-10-01
Availability: Amazon   Amazon UK   Amazon CA   

February 1999 : USA Library Binding
thumbTitle: The Perks Of Being A Wallflower (Turtleback School & Library Binding Edition)
Author(s): Stephen Chbosky
ISBN: 0-613-23752-8 / 978-0-613-23752-9 (USA edition)
Publisher: Turtleback Books
Availability: Amazon   Amazon UK   Amazon CA   

April 1999 : USA Turtleback
Title: The Perks of Being a Wallflower
Author(s): Stephen Chbosky
ISBN: 0-606-18378-7 / 978-0-606-18378-9 (USA edition)
Publisher: Demco Media
Availability: Amazon   Amazon UK   Amazon CA   

Paperback Editions

August 2012 : UK Paperback
thumbTitle: The Perks of Being a Wallflower YA edition
Author(s): Stephen Chbosky
ISBN: 1-4711-1614-X / 978-1-4711-1614-8 (UK edition)
Publisher: Simon & Schuster Children's UK
Availability: Amazon   Amazon UK   Amazon CA   

September 2012 : UK Paperback
thumbTitle: The Perks of Being a Wallflower
Author(s): Stephen Chbosky
ISBN: 1-4711-0048-0 / 978-1-4711-0048-2 (UK edition)
Publisher: Simon & Schuster UK
Availability: Amazon   Amazon UK   Amazon CA   

August 2012 : USA Paperback
thumbTitle: The Perks of Being a Wallflower
Author(s): Stephen Chbosky
ISBN: 1-4516-9619-1 / 978-1-4516-9619-6 (USA edition)
Publisher: MTV Books
Availability: Amazon   Amazon UK   Amazon CA   

February 2009 : UK Paperback
thumbTitle: The Perks of Being a Wallflower
Author(s): Stephen Chbosky
ISBN: 1-84739-407-8 / 978-1-84739-407-1 (UK edition)
Publisher: Simon & Schuster UK
Availability: Amazon   Amazon UK   Amazon CA   

February 1999 : USA Paperback
thumbTitle: The Perks of Being a Wallflower
Author(s): Stephen Chbosky
ISBN: 0-671-02734-4 / 978-0-671-02734-6 (USA edition)
Publisher: MTV Books
Availability: Amazon   Amazon UK   Amazon CA   

Audio Editions

August 2012 : USA Audio edition
thumbTitle: The Perks of Being a Wallflower
Author(s): Stephen Chbosky
Publisher: Recorded Books
Availability: Amazon   

February 2006 : USA Audio edition
thumbTitle: The Perks of Being a Wallflower
Author(s): Stephen Chbosky
Publisher: Recorded Books
Availability: Amazon   

January 2006 : USA Audio CD
thumbTitle: The Perks of Being a Wallflower
Author(s): Stephen Chbosky
ISBN: 1-4193-8724-3 / 978-1-4193-8724-1 (USA edition)
Publisher: Recorded Books
Availability: Amazon   Amazon UK   Amazon CA   

February 2001 : USA Audio Cassette
Title: The Perks of Being a Wallflower
Author(s): Stephen Chbosky
ISBN: 0-7366-4936-0 / 978-0-7366-4936-0 (USA edition)
Publisher: Books on Tape
Availability: Amazon   Amazon CA   

September 2000 : USA Audio Cassette
Title: The Perks of Being a Wallflower
Author(s): Stephen Chbosky
ISBN: 0-7366-4904-2 / 978-0-7366-4904-9 (USA edition)
Publisher: Books on Tape
Availability: Amazon CA   

Kindle Editions

January 2013 : UK Kindle edition
thumbTitle: The Perks of Being a Wallflower YA edition
Author(s): Stephen Chbosky
Publisher: Simon & Schuster Children's UK
Availability: Amazon UK   

May 2012 : UK Kindle edition
thumbTitle: The Perks of Being a Wallflower
Author(s): Stephen Chbosky
Publisher: Simon & Schuster UK
Availability: Amazon UK   

June 2010 : USA, Canada Kindle edition
thumbTitle: The Perks of Being a Wallflower
Author(s): Stephen Chbosky
Publisher: MTV Books
Availability: Amazon   Amazon CA   


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