John Knowles

Age: 75

novelist who wrote the coming-of-age classic A Separate Peace (1960), which was based on his experiences as a student at Phillips Exeter Academy. His other books include Peace Breaks Out (1982) and A Vein of Riches (1978)

Died: Fort Lauderdale, Fla., Nov. 29, 2001

David KipianiG - LHannelore Kohl