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  • Author: John Knowles
  • Brand: Scribner
  • UPC: 9780743253970
  • Item #: SMNPB325397
  • Available Date: 9/30/2003
  • Model Number: 9780743253970
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SEPARATE PEACE

Summary

An American classic and great bestseller for over thirty years, A Separate Peace is timeless in its description of adolescence during a period when the entire country was losing its innocence to World War II.

Nominated as one of America’s best-loved novels by PBS’s The Great American Read.

Set at a boys' boarding school in New England during the early years of World War II, A Separate Peace is a harrowing and luminous parable of the dark side of adolescence. Gene is a lonely, introverted intellectual. Phineas is a handsome, taunting, daredevil athlete. What happens between the two friends one summer, like the war itself, banishes the innocence of these boys and their world.

About the Author:

John Knowles, who died in 2001, was a graduate of Phillips Exeter Academy and Yale University, as well as a recipient of the William Faulkner Award and the Rosenthal Award of the National Institute of Arts and Letters.

Product Details:

  • Trade Paperback: 208 pages
  • Publisher: Scribner
  • Fiction / Coming Of Age