Knowles, John: A seperate Peace

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BARRON`S BOOK NOTES JOHN KNOWLES`S A SEPARATE PEACE JOHN KNOWLES: THE AUTHOR AND HIS TIMES John Knowles was only 33 years old when A Separate Peace was published, in 1959, in England (see The Critics section at the end of this book for a good idea of how popular the book was there) and then, in 1960, in the United States. The book was an immediate and stunning success, receiving the William Faulkner Foundation Award and the Rosenthal Award of the National Institute of Arts and Letters. But John Knowles had begun writing seriously a decade before the success of A Separate Peace enabled him to abandon full-time employment. He was assistant editor for the Yale Alumni Magazine where he`d attended college, he worked as a reporter and drama critic for the Hartford Courant, and then he wrote ...

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