John Knowles,September 16, 1926 - November 29, 2001,was an American novelist best known for his novel A Separate Peace. He was born in Fairmont, WV.  He attended St. Peter's High School in Fairmont, WV,1940-1942, then Phillips Exeter Academy, Exeter, NH, graduating in 1945. As a resident of Southampton, New York, Knowles wrote 7 novels. In his later years, Knowles lectured to university audiences. Knowles died in 2001, at the age of 75, in Fort Lauderdale, Fla.

John Knowles (September 1926 – November was an American novelist best known for his novel A Separate Peace. He died in 2001 at the age of seventy-five.

John Knowles, A Separate Peace

John Knowles, A Separate Peace

A classic coming-of-age story about two boys, set around the time of the Second World War. Dealing with one of the boy’s jealousy of another, and the tragic accident resulting from it, the novel mourns and reflects on the specific moment when all innocence is lost. After all, a boy cannot go on thinking life is about ice cream and tree forts forever.

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A Separate Peace - Introverted, intellectual Gene and his daredevil best friend, Phineas, are roommates at a posh New England boarding school just before World War II, but a conflict of loyalties leads them to tragedy.

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A Separate Peace by John Knowles- Always makes me think of J. Broyles and senior English. I loved this book!

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A Separate Peace by John Knowles - Themes, Symbols, and Motifs: A Separate Peace has many important concepts, including the friendship theme. Examine them all with a storyboard / graphic organizer!

A Separate Peace by John Knowles - Themes, Symbols, and Motifs: A Separate Peace has many important concepts, including the friendship theme. Examine them all with a storyboard / graphic organizer!

Little Branches | Black Out Poetry | C.B. Wentworth

Little Branches

– – – Black out poetry: c. 2015 Source: A Separate Peace by John Knowles More Black Out Poetry

Types of Sentences: Mentor Sentences from A Separate Peace. Study simple, compound, complex, and compound-complex sentences while reading A Separate Peace.

Types of Sentences: Mentor Sentences from A Separate Peace

Types of Sentences: Mentor Sentences from A Separate Peace. Study simple, compound, complex, and compound-complex sentences while reading A Separate Peace.

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