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Knowles, John 1926-2001

Overview
Works: 82 works in 530 publications in 8 languages and 21,360 library holdings
Genres: Fiction  Bildungsromans  Historical fiction  College stories  Domestic fiction  Drama  Juvenile works  Study guides  Film adaptations  Criticism, interpretation, etc 
Roles: Author, Performer, Actor, Composer, Editor, Interviewee
Classifications: PS3561.N68, 813.54
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A separate peace : a novel by John Knowles( Book )
242 editions published between 1955 and 2016 in 9 languages and held by 8,438 libraries worldwide
Gene Forrester looks back fifteen years to a World War II year in which he and his best friend were roommates in a New Hampshire boarding school
Peace breaks out by John Knowles( Book )
15 editions published between 1981 and 1988 in English and held by 2,035 libraries worldwide
An ex-infantryman and P.O.W. comes to Devon School, a boys prep school, to teach and rest from the war in 1945. At Devon School after World War II, Pete Hallam finds violence and tragecy among his students
A separate peace by John Knowles( Sound Recording )
60 editions published between 1959 and 2017 in English and Undetermined and held by 1,997 libraries worldwide
Presents a novel about a friendship that develops between two boys during a summer vacation at the Devon school during World War II
Indian summer by John Knowles( Book )
23 editions published between 1966 and 1969 in English and held by 1,799 libraries worldwide
"...Cleet Kinsolving returns from the Second World War with no prospects, few plans, and a deep and so far thwarted ambition: to live life on his own terms..." - Jacket flap
A stolen past by John Knowles( Book )
12 editions published between 1983 and 1986 in English and Undetermined and held by 1,062 libraries worldwide
The story of two roommates at Yale, one working toward a future as a writer, the other, scion of Russian nobility, wooing a wealthy young woman
The paragon : a novel by John Knowles( Book )
12 editions published between 1971 and 1972 in English and held by 1,048 libraries worldwide
After failing Marine Corps boot camp, Lou Colfax is looking forward to Yale--anything would be an improvement. Well, it was for the first half-hour until he met his roommate. If any two people could be more opposite
Phineas; six stories by John Knowles( Book )
12 editions published between 1956 and 1969 in English and Undetermined and held by 742 libraries worldwide
A vein of riches by John Knowles( Book )
4 editions published in 1978 in English and held by 664 libraries worldwide
The lives of young Lyle Catherwood, his overbearing, power-hungry father, and neurasthenic mother are played out against the backdrop of the shortlived West Virginia coal boom of the century's first quarter
Spreading fires by John Knowles( Book )
11 editions published between 1974 and 1975 in English and Undetermined and held by 656 libraries worldwide
An American diplomat ignores the odd behavior of a servant who comes with the villa he rents until the man erupts in a homicidal rage
The private life of Axie Reed : [a novel] by John Knowles( Book )
5 editions published in 1986 in English and held by 638 libraries worldwide
Morning in Antibes, a novel by John Knowles( Book )
11 editions published between 1962 and 1965 in English and Undetermined and held by 513 libraries worldwide
While idling on the Riviera, where he tries to forget his estranged wife, a young man learns something of the value of commitment from hsi Algerian manservant
Double vision; American thoughts abroad by John Knowles( Book )
10 editions published in 1964 in English and Undetermined and held by 389 libraries worldwide
A separate peace : and related readings by John Knowles( Book )
7 editions published between 1998 and 2002 in English and held by 71 libraries worldwide
A separate peace : John Knowles ( Book )
3 editions published between 2002 and 2014 in English and held by 71 libraries worldwide
Featuring explanations of key Themes, Motifs, and Symbols including: transformations, athletics, Finny's fall, the creation of inner enemies, summer and winter sessions, and World War II. Also detailed analysis of these important characters: Gene Forrester, Finny, Elwin "Leper" Lepellier, and Brinker Hadley
A separate peace by John Knowles( visu )
13 editions published between 1973 and 2017 in English and held by 37 libraries worldwide
Gene Forrester looks back 15 years to a year at prep school during World War II when jealousy and rivalry with his best friend caused an accident that brought him face to face with his inner nature and its symbolic parallel to men at war
John Knowles' A separate peace by John Knowles( Sound Recording )
4 editions published in 1975 in English and held by 14 libraries worldwide
John Knowles reading A separate peace : excerpt by John Knowles( Sound Recording )
2 editions published in 1967 in English and held by 14 libraries worldwide
Le Passé dérobé by John Knowles( Book )
2 editions published in 1987 in French and held by 12 libraries worldwide
Novels for students : presenting analysis, context and criticism on commonly studied novels by Diane Telgen( file )
1 edition published in 1997 in English and held by 0 libraries worldwide
Each volume provides discussions of the literary and historical background of novels from various cultures and time periods. Includes concise synopses of plot, characters and themes, a brief author biography, discussion of the story's cultural and historical significance, and excerpted criticism
 
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Alternative Names
Djon Nowlez
John Knowles Amerikaans schrijver (1926-2001)
John Knowles novelista estadounidense
John Knowles romancier américain
Джон Ноулез
دجون نوۋلەز
놀스, 존 1926-2001
約翰·諾爾斯
Languages
English (404)
German (11)
Chinese (9)
Spanish (7)
French (4)
Italian (4)
Korean (4)
Japanese (2)
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