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Summons to Memphis by Peter Taylor

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Published by Turtleback Books Distributed by Demco Media .
Written in English

Subjects:

  • Literary,
  • Fiction - General

Book details:

The Physical Object
FormatUnknown Binding
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL9774836M
ISBN 100606218939
ISBN 109780606218931

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  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/5(9). The Pulitzer Prize-winning Summons to Memphis () struck me overall as more of an elegiac return to his native Tennessee of yesteryear than a fully-realized novel; at points it read more like a stream-of-conscious memoir, sprinkled with some beautifully related anecdotes, than a /5(55). 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.4/5(2). National Book Foundation > Books > A Summons to Memphis. A Summons to Memphis Finalist, National Book Awards for Fiction. Peter Taylor. More about this author > Get This BOOK. Amazon; Barnes & Noble; Indiebound; Local .

A Summons to Memphis is a historical novel by American author Peter Taylor, first published in by Alfred A. Knopf. A Summons to Memphis is a story about Phillip Carver, an adult who narrates events in his childhood that led to his present day situation. The biggest event was when he moved with his parents and siblings to Memphis at the age of thirteen. The narrator believes that this sole action was the reason for the family's subsequent lifestyle. A Summons to Memphis is a showcase for Taylor’s virtues. Only the second novel in a long and distinguished career, it is a beautifully constructed work, . About A Summons to Memphis 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.

A Summons to Memphis Peter Taylor, Author Alfred A. Knopf $ (p) ISBN This is a wise book, and despite its deliberate understatement, a profoundly affecting one. (October 6). I recently read a glowing review of Peter Taylor’s A Summons to Memphis that intrigued me enough to find a copy at the library. While there are some good things to be said about the book, I was underwhelmed. I love Taylor’s prose and style but I think this book would have been better as a short story (or several). - Buy A Summons to Memphis (Vintage International) book online at best prices in India on Read A Summons to Memphis (Vintage International) book reviews & author details and more at Free delivery on qualified s:   Buy a cheap copy of A Summons to Memphis book by Peter Taylor. Peter Taylor is well-known as a masterful writer of short stories set in the old South; not the well-explored South of explosive passions, but an urban world of Free shipping over $/5(5).