WorldCat Identities

Knowles, John 1926-2001

Overview
Works: 90 works in 547 publications in 7 languages and 21,357 library holdings
Genres: Fiction  Bildungsromans  Historical fiction  Criticism, interpretation, etc  College stories  Domestic fiction  Short stories  Drama  Juvenile works  Study guides 
Roles: Author, Performer, Actor, Composer, Interviewee
Classifications: PS3561.N68, 813.54
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Most widely held works about John Knowles
 
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A separate peace : a novel by John Knowles( Book )

247 editions published between 1957 and 2016 in 8 languages and held by 8,544 WorldCat member 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 )

16 editions published between 1981 and 1988 in English and held by 2,020 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 tragedy among his students
A separate peace by John Knowles( Recording )

63 editions published between 1959 and 2017 in English and Undetermined and held by 2,002 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 )

23 editions published between 1966 and 1969 in English and held by 1,789 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 )

12 editions published between 1983 and 1986 in English and Undetermined and held by 1,059 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 )

12 editions published between 1971 and 1972 in English and held by 1,047 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 740 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Spreading fires by John Knowles( Book )

11 editions published between 1974 and 1975 in English and Undetermined and held by 656 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
A vein of riches by John Knowles( Book )

5 editions published in 1978 in English and held by 652 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
The modern short story in the making by Whit Burnett( Book )

1 edition published in 1964 in English and held by 641 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Selections from various types of short stories, with writers' and editors' commentaries, and definitions of the types of stories. Authors range from Mailer to Tennessee Williams. For contents, see Author Catalog
The private life of Axie Reed : [a novel] by John Knowles( Book )

6 editions published in 1986 in English and held by 637 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 519 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 71 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
Novels for students : presenting analysis, context and criticism on commonly studied poetry by Diane Telgen( )

1 edition published in 1997 in English and held by 65 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Contains profiles of sixteen novels, each including an introduction to the story and its author, a plot summary, descriptions of characters, analysis of themes and style, discussion of historical context, a critical overview, and other related information
A separate peace by Peter Yates( Visual )

7 editions published between 2002 and 2017 in English and held by 35 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

As World War II rages overseas, the prestigious Devon prep school holds a summer session for boys trying to graduate before they're drafted. Among the students are two unlikely new roommates: Gene, a quiet introspective bookworm; and Finny, a carefree and wildly popular athlete. Charmed by Finny, Gene joins him for a series of exciting escapades. But when Gene's grades decline, he suspects that Finny secretly wants him to fail. Fueled by anger and envy, Gene and Finny's relationship reaches a breaking point - exploding in a stunning dramatic moment that changes their lives forever ... and leads each to an understanding of the power and meaning of friendship
John Knowles' A separate peace by John Knowles( Recording )

4 editions published in 1975 in English and held by 14 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

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

 
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A separate peace : a novel
Alternative Names
Djon Nowlez

John Knowles Amerikaans schrijver (1926-2001)

John Knowles novelista estadounidense

John Knowles romancier américain

Джон Ноулез

جان نولز رمان‌نویس آمریکایی

دجون نوۋلەز

놀스, 존 1926-2001

約翰·諾爾斯

Languages
English (415)

German (11)

Chinese (8)

Spanish (7)

French (4)

Italian (4)

Korean (2)

Covers
Peace breaks outA separate peaceA separate peace : John KnowlesA separate peace : notes, including introduction, chapter summaries and commentaries, character sketches, critical notes, questionsCliffsNotes, A separate peaceCliffsNotes Knowles' A separate peaceContemporary authors : a bio-bibliographical guide to current writers in fiction, general nonfiction, poetry, journalism, drama, motion pictures, television, and other fields