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    • A Separate Peace

    • By: John Knowles
    • Narrated by: Scott Snively
    • Length: 6 hrs and 12 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4 out of 5 stars 661
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 540
    • Story
      4 out of 5 stars 546

    Now a modern classic, this story of two boys' friendship at an exclusive New Hampshire prep school as it parallels the inescapable and escalating atmosphere of World War II, is intense and engaging to the last word.

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • Thoughtful; great character development.

    • By Amazon Customer on 04-07-10

    Regular price: $13.96

    • A Separate Peace

    • By: John Knowles
    • Narrated by: Spike McClure
    • Length: 6 hrs and 34 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4 out of 5 stars 161
    • Performance
      4 out of 5 stars 136
    • Story
      4 out of 5 stars 135

    Even though the war had thrown a shroud over the outside world, Phineas and Gene remained untouched by it. In the summer of ’42, the Devon school was a lot like Camelot, fairly bursting with adventure and promise. As much as Gene resisted it, there had been something eternal and unforgettable about that summer. And by the time he understood what life without Phineas could be—it was too late.

    • 3 out of 5 stars
    • Good Story, Poor Narration

    • By Mathew W. Marcum on 05-08-12

    Regular price: $20.99

    • A Separate Peace

    • By: John Knowles
    • Narrated by: Matthew Modine
    • Length: 2 hrs and 16 mins
    • Abridged
    • Overall
      3.5 out of 5 stars 79
    • Performance
      3.5 out of 5 stars 27
    • Story
      4 out of 5 stars 29

    Ever since its first publication in 1960, A Separate Peace has been hailed as a modern classic. Now the story of two best friends attending a New England boarding school during World War II comes to life in this powerful audio presentation. Featuring a dramatic reading by Matthew Modine, this abridgment of John Knowles's critically acclaimed novel provides a startling insight into war and youth that you will never forget.

    • 1 out of 5 stars
    • Old Verison

    • By Tani on 09-28-05

    Regular price: $13.27