The Private Life of Axie Reed

The Private Life of Axie Reed While recovering from a nearly fatal accident Axie looks back over her life as an actress wife and friend as she decides whether she wants to live or die Nancy Pearl

  • Title: The Private Life of Axie Reed
  • Author: John Knowles
  • ISBN: 9780525244035
  • Page: 351
  • Format: Hardcover
  • While recovering from a nearly fatal accident, Axie looks back over her life as an actress, wife, and friend, as she decides whether she wants to live or die Nancy Pearl

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    About "John Knowles"

    1. John Knowles

      John Knowles September 16, 1926 November 29, 2001 , b Fairmont, West Virginia, was an American novelist, best known for his novel A Separate Peace.A 1945 graduate of the Phillips Exeter Academy in Exeter, New Hampshire, Knowles graduated from Yale University as a member of the class of 1949W A Separate Peace is based upon Knowles experiences at Exeter during the summer of 1943 The setting for The Devon School is a thinly veiled fictionalization of Phillips Exeter The plot should not be taken as autobiographical, although many elements of the novel stem from personal experience In his essay, A Special Time, A Special Place, Knowles wrote The only elements in A Separate Peace which were not in that summer were anger, violence, and hatred There was only friendship, athleticism, and loyalty.The secondary character Finny Phineas was the best friend of the main character, Gene Knowles took to his grave the secret of whether Finny was all a part of his imagination, or an actual friend whose true identity was never spoken.Gore Vidal, in his memoir Palimpsest, acknowledges that he and Knowles concurrently attended Phillips Exeter, with Vidal two years ahead Vidal states that Knowles told him that the character Brinker, who precipitates the novel s crisis, is based on Vidal We have been friends for many years now, Vidal said, and I admire the novel that he based on our school days, A Separate Peace Knowles other significant works are Morning in Antibes, Double Vision American Thoughts Abroad, Indian Summer, The Paragon, and Peace Breaks Out None of these later works were as well received as A Separate Peace.A resident of Southampton, New York, Knowles wrote seven novels, a book on travel and a collection of stories He was the winner of the William Faulkner Award and the Rosenthal Award of the National Institute of Arts and Letters In his later years, Knowles lectured to university audiences.

    691 thoughts on “The Private Life of Axie Reed”

    1. You would think you were reading a book by some other author if you have read John Knowles other books. This one is nothing like Peace Breaks Out, and the couple after that.


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