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A Separate Peace.

Author: John Knowles
Publisher: New York : Scribner, 1959.
Edition/Format:   Print bookView all editions and formats
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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.
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Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: John Knowles
ISBN: 9780743253970 0743253973
OCLC Number: 690107589
Description: 204 pages : trade paperback

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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.

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