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John Knowles (1) [1926–2001]

This page covers the author of A Separate Peace.

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John Knowles, a graduate of Phillips Exeter and Yale, wrote seven novels, a book on travel, and a collection of short stories. He was a recipient of the William Faulkner Award and the Rosenthal Award of the National Institute of the Arts and Letters He lectured widely to university audiences. Knowles died in 2001 at the age of seventy-five. [from A Separate Piece (2003, c1959)]

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