|aThe perks of being a wallflower |cStephen Chbosky.
|aMTV Books/Gallery Books trade pbk. ed.
|aNew York, NY |bMTV Books/Gallery Books|c2012.
|a213 p. |c18 cm.
|a"Now a major motion picture"--Cover.
|aThis coming of age novel is told in a series of letters to an unknown correspondent, and reveals the life of Charlie, a freshman in high school who is a wallflower, shy and introspective, and very intelligent. He tells the story of what it's like to grow up in high school. Caught between trying to live his life and trying to run from it puts him on a strange course through uncharted territory in a world of 1st dates and mixed tapes, family dramas and new friends, and sex, drugs, and The Rocky Horror Picture Show.
|aHigh school students|xSocial conditions|vFiction.
亞馬遜書店編輯年度推薦好書第一名！！ 亞馬遜書店青少年暢銷榜第一名！！ 一出版即突破20刷，暢銷百萬冊，出版10年仍高居亞馬遜排行榜！ 亞馬遜讀者五顆星滿分評價（超過千人評價，九百多人給了滿分五星讚賞） 查理是個害羞而內斂的高一學生，擁有超越他年紀的聰明，總是默默觀察身邊的家人和朋友，他可以說是一個「壁花男孩」。從一封封查理寫給不知名的「親愛的朋友」的信中，我們越來越認識查理。查理遇到了許多青少年在這個年紀會遇到的挫折，包含交友、迷戀、家庭壓力、感情、性探索、毒品，同時他還必須從好友的自殺、姑姑的意外死亡中調適過來。 還好此時他遇到了一個開明的導師和兩個高三的好朋友珊和派屈克，他們給予查理許多的幫助和友情。讀者就像書中的「親愛的朋友」一樣，分享了最真實、最坦承、如日記般的親切的真實筆記……閱讀本書就像重回青少年的時期，重溫那些徬徨、無助和荒唐，也是給青少年學子的最佳課外讀物！ ★本書中譯版《壁花男孩》由高寶出版。 Read the cult-favorite coming of age story that takes a sometimes heartbreaking, often hysterical, and always honest look at high school in all its glory. Also a major motion picture starring Logan Lerman and Emma Watson, The Perks of Being a Wallflower is a funny, touching, and haunting modern classic. The critically acclaimed debut novel from Stephen Chbosky, Perks follows observant "wallflower" Charlie as he charts a course through the strange world between adolescence and adulthood. First dates, family drama, and new friends. Sex, drugs, and The Rocky Horror Picture Show. Devastating loss, young love, and life on the fringes. Caught between trying to live his life and trying to run from it, Charlie must learn to navigate those wild and poignant roller-coaster days known as growing up. A #1 New York Times best seller for more than a year, an American Library Association Best Book for Young Adults (2000) and Best Book for Reluctant Readers (2000), and with millions of copies in print, this novel for teen readers (or "wallflowers" of more-advanced age) will make you laugh, cry, and perhaps feel nostalgic for those moments when you, too, tiptoed onto the dance floor of life.
史蒂芬．切波斯基 (Stephen Chbosky) 成長於賓州匹茲堡，南加大畢業，專攻劇本寫作。他執導的電影處女作《The Four Corners of Nowhere》於1995年日舞影展（Sundance Film Festival）首映，之後贏得芝加哥地下電影節（Chicago Underground Film Festival）「最佳劇情長片」殊榮。切波斯基亦曾以《Everything Divided》獲頒亞伯拉罕．波隆斯基劇作獎（Abraham Polonsky Screenwriting Award）。近期則為了作品《Fingernails and Smooth Skin》加入「日舞協會電影工作者實驗室」（Sundance Institute’s Filmmakers’ Lab）。切波斯基目前定居紐約市。 Stephen Chbosky wrote and directed the feature film adaptation of The Perks of Being a Wallflower. A native of Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, he graduated from the University of Southern California’s filmic writing program. His first film, The Four Corners of Nowhere, premiered at Sundance film festival and went on to win best narrative feature honors at the Chicago underground film festival. He wrote the screenplay for the critically acclaimed film adaptation of Rent; and co-created and served as executive producer of the post-apocalyptic drama, Jericho, which found a place in television history when its cancellation prompted fans to send over 40,000 pounds of nuts to the network in protest. He edited and contributed material to John Leguizamo’s Broadway show, Sexaholix; he also edited Pieces, a collection of short stories for Pocket Books.