Rules for a Knight by Hawke, Ethan
Ethan Hawke

Rules for a Knight -- Ethan Hawke

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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.

Author: Ethan Hawke
Publisher: Knopf Publishing Group
Published: 11/10/2015
Pages: 192
Binding Type: Hardcover
Weight: 0.50lbs
Size: 6.38h x 4.63w x 0.94d
ISBN: 9780307962331

Review Citation(s):
Library Journal Prepub Alert 06/15/2015 pg. 60
Entertainment Weekly 08/14/2015 pg. 64
Kirkus Reviews 09/01/2015
Publishers Weekly 09/14/2015
Booklist 10/15/2015 pg. 25
Library Journal 11/01/2015 pg. 80
Entertainment Weekly 12/11/2015 pg. 8
Library Journal 06/15/2015

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 Society, Reality Bites, Gattaca, 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.