WorldCat Identities

Knowles, John 1926-2001

Overview
Works: 82 works in 473 publications in 8 languages and 20,744 library holdings
Genres: Fiction  Historical fiction  College stories  Domestic fiction  Drama  Bildungsromans  Study guides  Juvenile works  Criticism, interpretation, etc  Handbooks and manuals 
Roles: Author, Performer, Composer, Editor, Interviewee
Classifications: PS3561.N68, 813.54
Publication Timeline
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Most widely held works by John Knowles
A separate peace by John Knowles( Book )

216 editions published between 1955 and 2016 in 9 languages and held by 8,437 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

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 responsible and one that eventually leads to tragedy
Peace breaks out by John Knowles( Book )

15 editions published between 1981 and 1988 in English and held by 2,090 WorldCat member 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( Recording )

49 editions published between 1967 and 2015 in English and Undetermined and held by 2,021 WorldCat member 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 )

22 editions published between 1966 and 1969 in English and held by 1,829 WorldCat member 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 )

10 editions published between 1983 and 1984 in English and held by 1,084 WorldCat member 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 )

11 editions published between 1971 and 1972 in English and held by 1,071 WorldCat member 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 749 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A vein of riches by John Knowles( Book )

3 editions published in 1978 in English and held by 669 WorldCat member 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 )

9 editions published between 1974 and 1975 in English and Undetermined and held by 659 WorldCat member 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 650 WorldCat member 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 514 WorldCat member 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 391 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A separate peace : and related readings by John Knowles( Book )

7 editions published between 1998 and 2002 in English and held by 72 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A separate peace : John Knowles( Book )

3 editions published between 2002 and 2014 in English and held by 70 WorldCat member 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
John Knowles' A separate peace by John Knowles( Recording )

4 editions published in 1975 in English and held by 15 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A separate peace( Visual )

4 editions published between 2002 and 2005 in English and held by 15 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Two very unlikely roomates become friends and find their lives changed forever in a single moment
John Knowles reading A separate peace : excerpt by John Knowles( Recording )

2 editions published in 1967 in English and held by 14 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Le Passé dérobé by John Knowles( Book )

2 editions published in 1987 in French and held by 12 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Du zi he jie / A separate peace / by John Knowles by John Knowles( Book )

1 edition published in 2007 in Chinese and held by 9 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A separate peace( Visual )

1 edition published in 1979 in English and held by 7 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The story of two young men at a private school during the last years of World War II and how responsibility for a crippling accident brings one of them face to face with his inner nature
 
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Alternative Names
Djon Nowlez

John Knowles Amerikaans schrijver (1926-2001)

Джон Ноулез

دجون نوۋلەز

놀스, 존 1926-2001

約翰·諾爾斯

Languages
English (364)

German (10)

Chinese (10)

Spanish (7)

French (4)

Italian (4)

Japanese (2)

Korean (2)

Covers
Peace breaks outA separate peaceA separate peace : John KnowlesCliffsNotes, A separate peaceContemporary authors. a bio-bibliographical guide to current writers in fiction, general nonfiction, poetry, journalism, drama, motion pictures, television, and other fieldsChildren's Literature Review Volume 98