Published in 1999. 213 pages.
A coming-of-age story in epistolary form, The Perks of Being a Wallflower is an important book. But it is not a feel-good book - though it does end on a hopeful note.
At times I was reminded of The Absolutely True Diary of a Part-Time Indian and of This Is What I Did.
The Perks of Being a Wallflower made the top ten most frequently challenged books of 2009.
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