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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.

Genre: Young Adult Fiction

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Hardback Editions

September 2019 : Hardback
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Title: The Perks of Being a Wallflower: 20th Anniversary Edition
Author(s): Stephen Chbosky
ISBN: 1-982110-99-6 / 978-1-982110-99-4
Publisher: Gallery Books
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August 2012 : USA Hardback
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Title: 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
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January 2010 : UK Hardback
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Title: 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
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October 2007 : USA Library Binding
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Title: 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
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April 1999 : USA Library Binding
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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
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February 1999 : USA Library Binding
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Title: 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
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Paperback Editions

September 2019 : UK Paperback
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Title: The Perks of Being a Wallflower: The 20th Anniversary Edition
Author(s): Stephen Chbosky
ISBN: 1-4711-8081-6 / 978-1-4711-8081-1 (UK edition)
Publisher: Simon & Schuster UK
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August 2012 : UK Paperback
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Title: 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
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September 2012 : UK Paperback
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Title: 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
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August 2012 : USA Paperback
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Title: 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
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February 2009 : UK Paperback
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Title: 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
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2009 : UK Paperback
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Title: The Perks of Being a Wallflower
Author(s): stephen chbosky
ISBN: 1-4711-3346-X / 978-1-4711-3346-6 (UK edition)
Publisher: Pocket Books
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February 1999 : USA Paperback
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Title: 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
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Audio Editions

October 2019 : Audio CD
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Title: The Perks of Being a Wallflower
Author(s): Stephen Chbosky
ISBN: 1-79710-625-2 / 978-1-79710-625-0
Publisher: Blackstone Pub
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September 2017 : USA Audio edition
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Title: The Perks of Being a Wallflower
Author(s): Stephen Chbosky
Publisher: Simon & Schuster Audio
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September 2017 : Canada Audio edition
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Title: The Perks of Being a Wallflower
Author(s): Stephen Chbosky
Publisher: Simon & Schuster Audio
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September 2017 : UK Audio edition
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Title: The Perks of Being a Wallflower
Author(s): Stephen Chbosky
Publisher: Simon & Schuster Audio
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September 2012 : USA Audio CD
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Title: The Perks of Being a Wallflower
Author(s): Stephen Chbosky
ISBN: 1-4703-2974-3 / 978-1-4703-2974-7 (USA edition)
Publisher: Recorded Books
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January 2006 : USA Audio CD
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Title: 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
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September 2000 : 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
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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
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Kindle Editions

January 2013 : UK Kindle edition
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Title: The Perks of Being a Wallflower YA edition
Author(s): Stephen Chbosky
Publisher: Simon & Schuster Children's UK
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May 2012 : Australia Kindle edition
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Title: The Perks of Being a Wallflower
Author(s): Stephen Chbosky
Publisher: Simon & Schuster UK
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May 2012 : UK Kindle edition
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Title: The Perks of Being a Wallflower
Author(s): Stephen Chbosky
Publisher: Simon & Schuster UK
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June 2010 : USA, Canada Kindle edition
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Title: The Perks of Being a Wallflower
Author(s): Stephen Chbosky
Publisher: MTV Books
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