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memories of the ’70s – Rumble Fish by S.E. Hinton

In the mid 1970s, young adult fiction was tackling the tough issues of growing up – and one of the books of the time period that exemplified many teen realities was Rumble Fish. Written by S. E. Hinton (who also … Continue reading

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memories of the ’70s – Over the Edge

A film about teenage gangs based on a newspaper feature may not have gotten a lot of notice, but its significant for being the debut role for young actor Matt Dillon in Over the Edge. This coming of age drama … Continue reading

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