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Nominated as one of America’s best-loved novels by PBS’s The Great American Read. An American classic and great bestseller for over thirty years, A Separate Peace is timeless in its description of adolescence during a period when the entire country was losing its innocence to World War II.Set at a b

Author John Knowles

Pages 204

Publisher Simon and Schuster

Published Date 2014-04-22

ISBN 1476777039 9781476777030

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Kate_Barbera_7675 shared a tip "I love the descriptions of the setting and the unique twists and turns this book takes."

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nancy_gibson shared a tip "Beautifully written. Heartbreaking."

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hali_shepherd shared a tip "Such an eloquent book about growing up, the loss of adolescence, and the sometimes hard way to forge Friendships."

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julie_epprecht shared a tip "I had to read this in high school English class and read it again as an adult. Great story. It holds up."

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p_b_355 shared a tip "Life changing and sad"

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yourdustyeyes shared a tip "Lovely.. the commentary on war was so f-ing insane. Easy to read, but sorta blew my mind"

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connie_schroth shared a tip "I read this in high school. Very emotional"

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zoe_norman shared a tip "I read this in high school and absolutely loved it! Everyone should read this! Taught me a new perspective on life."

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kara_kilgore shared a tip "The boys’ friendship."

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kiki_walker shared a tip "My favorite book Coffee with all"

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rhyder_diplock shared a tip "To Kill a Mockingbird, Catcher in the Rye.....many more but these are just two of my longest running favs."

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kelley_naranjo shared a tip "Love this book, read several times since high school"

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