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A separate peace

Author: John Knowles
Publisher: New York : Scribner Books, 1996.
Edition/Format:   Book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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"Gene Forrester looks back fifteen years to a World War II year in which he and his best friend Phineas were roommates in a New Hampshire boarding school. Their friendship is marred by Finny's crippling fall, an event for which Gene is responsibile and one that eventually leads to tragedy." "Gene Forrester looks back on his school days, spent in a New England town just before World War II. He both admires and envies  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Fiction
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: John Knowles
ISBN: 0743253973 9780743253970
OCLC Number: 460371876
Description: 204 p. ; 22 cm.
Responsibility: by John Knowles.

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"Gene Forrester looks back fifteen years to a World War II year in which he and his best friend Phineas were roommates in a New Hampshire boarding school. Their friendship is marred by Finny's crippling fall, an event for which Gene is responsibile and one that eventually leads to tragedy." "Gene Forrester looks back on his school days, spent in a New England town just before World War II. He both admires and envies his close friend and roommate, Finny, who is a natural athlete, in contrast to Gene's special competence as a scholar. When Finny suffers a crippling accident, Gene must face his own involvement in it." Shapiro. Fic for Youth. 3rd ed.

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