The critical and commercial success of his first novel, "A Separate Peace," and subsequently receiving the William Faulkner Award for the most promising novel of 1960 are some of the highlights of John Knowles' life. Kno... More »

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The Phillips Exeter Academy was the inspiration for the Devon School in "A Separate Peace," written by John Knowles, according to an essay written by Knowles and published on the Exeter Academy website. Knowles attended ... More »

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Some good weddings songs are "All of Me" by John Legend, "Safe and Sound" by Capital Cities, "XO" by Beyonce Knowles and "Treasure" by Bruno Mars. Other good songs are "Happy" by Pharrell Williams, "I Don't Dance" by Lee... More »

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The Phillips Exeter Academy was the inspiration for the Devon School in "A Separate Peace," written by John Knowles, according to an essay written by Knowles and published on the Exeter Academy website. Knowles attended ... More »

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Sue Grafton began writing seriously when she was 18, and wrote her first novel at age 22. "A is for Alibi," her first novel featuring private investigator Kinsey Millhone, was the eighth novel she had written and became ... More »

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John Creasy is a fictional character in the "Man on Fire" novel and film adaptations. Creasy was renamed John as the main protagonist of the 1987 film adaptation and is played by Scott Glen. In 2004, Denzel Washington pl... More »

John Denver first found success as a songwriter in the 1960s when the folk singers Peter, Paul and Mary recorded one of his songs, "Leaving on a Jet Plane." The song became the group's only number one hit. More »

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