Rules for a Knight

Rules for a Knight

by Ethan Hawke
Rules for a Knight

Rules for a Knight

by Ethan Hawke

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Overview

An unforgettable fable about a father's journey and a timeless guide to life's many questions—from Ethan Hawke, four-time Academy Award nominee, twice for writing and twice for acting.

A knight, fearing he may not return from battle, writes a letter to his children in an attempt to leave a record of all he knows. In a series of ruminations on solitude, humility, forgiveness, honesty, courage, grace, pride, and patience, he draws on the ancient teachings of Eastern and Western philosophy, and on the great spiritual and political writings of our time. His intent: to give his children a compass for a journey they will have to make alone, a short guide to what gives life meaning and beauty. 



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Product Details

ISBN-13: 9780307962331
Publisher: Knopf Doubleday Publishing Group
Publication date: 11/10/2015
Pages: 192
Sales rank: 39,305
Product dimensions: 3.90(w) x 6.10(h) x 0.80(d)
Lexile: 830L (what's this?)

About the Author

A four-time Academy Award nominee, twice for writing and twice for acting, Ethan Hawke has starred in the films Dead Poets SocietyReality BitesGattaca, and Training Day as well as Richard Linklater's Before Sunrise trilogy and Boyhood. He is the author of the novels The Hottest State and Ash Wednesday. He lives in Brooklyn with his four children and this book's illustrator, Ryan Hawke.

Hometown:

New York, New York

Date of Birth:

November 6, 1970

Place of Birth:

Austin, Texas

Education:

Attended Carnegie-Mellon University and New York University; no degree

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