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11 edition of A summons to Memphis found in the catalog.

A summons to Memphis

by Peter Hillsman Taylor

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  • 5 Currently reading

Published by Knopf, Distributed by Random House in New York .
Written in English

    Places:
  • Memphis (Tenn.),
  • Tennessee,
  • Memphis
    • Subjects:
    • Family -- Tennessee -- Memphis -- Fiction,
    • Memphis (Tenn.) -- Fiction

    • Edition Notes

      StatementPeter Taylor.
      Classifications
      LC ClassificationsPS3539.A9633 S8 1986
      The Physical Object
      Pagination209 p. ;
      Number of Pages209
      ID Numbers
      Open LibraryOL2740544M
      ISBN 100394410629
      LC Control Number86045417

      Introduction. One of the most celebrated novels of its time, the Pulitzer Prize winner A Summons to Memphis introduces the Carver family, natives of Nashville, residents, with the exception of Phillip, of Memphis, Tennessee. During the twilight of a Sunday afternoon in March, New York book editor Phillip Carver receives an urgent phone call from each of his older, unmarried sisters. One of the most celebrated novels of its time, the Pulitzer Prize winner A Summons to Memphis introduces the Carver family, natives of Nashville, residents, with the exception of Phillip, of Memphis, Tennessee. During the twilight of a Sunday afternoon in March, New York book editor Phillip Carver receives an urgent phone call from each of his older, unmarried sisters.

      A Summons to Memphis. Home; The New York Times Book Review calls this "a beautiful ironic novel," and Kirkus Reviews hails it as "every inch the classic." The well-to-do Carver family moves to Memphis from Nashville, where they become embroiled in a domestic . ‎Born in , Tennessee author Peter Taylor won the Pulitzer Prize for this exceptional work of literature. The New York Times Book Review calls this “a beautiful ironic novel,” and Kirkus Reviews hails it as “every inch the classic.” The well-to-do Carver family moves to Memphis from Nashville. The craft in “A Summons to Memphis” is impressive. A middle-aged narrator explores the old web of family relationships, mainly with his father, that he believes has broken him.

      A Summons to Memphis is a novel by Peter Taylor which won the Pulitzer Prize for Fiction in It is the recollection of Phillip Carver, a middle aged editor from New York City, who is summoned back to Memphis by his two conniving unmarried sisters to help them prevent the marriage of their elderly father to a younger woman. Pullitzer prize for Fiction Winner - A Summons to Memphis by Peter Taylor. Read detailed reviews about this book.   A Summons to Memphis - A Summons to Memphis audiobook, by Peter Taylor Born in , Tennessee author Peter Taylor won the Pulitzer Prize for this exceptional work of literature. The New York Times Book Review calls this "a beautiful ironic novel," and Kirkus Reviews hails it as "every inch the classic." The well-to-do Carver family moves to Memphis from Nashville, 3/5.


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