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Author Knowles, John, 1926-2001.

Title A separate peace / by John Knowles
Edition First Scribner Classics edition
Published New York : Scribner Classics, 1996

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 MELB  810.54 K7336 A6/S 1996  UNAVAILABLE C19
Description 204 pages ; 22 cm
Summary 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. A bestseller for more than thirty years, "A Separate Peace" is John Knowles's crowning achievement and an undisputed American classic
Subject Preparatory schools -- Fiction.
Historical fiction, American.
Preparatory school students -- Fiction.
Friendship -- Fiction.
Death -- Fiction.
Boys -- Fiction.
New Hampshire -- Fiction.
Genre/Form Bildungsromans.
Historical fiction.
LC no. 96025844
ISBN 0684833662