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A Summons to Memphis by Peter Taylor

One of the most celebrated novels of its time, the Pulitzer Prize winnerA Summons to Memphisintroduces 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. They plead with Phillip to help avert their widower fathers impending remarriage to a younger woman. Hesitant to get embroiled in a family drama, he reluctantly agrees to go back south, only to discover the true motivation behing his sisters concern. While there, Phillip is forced to confront his domineering siblings, a controlling patriarch, and flood of memories from this troubled past. Peter Taylor is one of the masters of Southern literature, whose work stands in the company of Eudora Walty, James Agee, and Walker Percy. InA Summons to Memphis, he composed a richly evocative story of revenge, resolution, and redemption, and gave us a classic work of American literature.

Author: Peter Taylor

Language: English

Edition: 1st Vintage International Ed

Binding: Paperback

Pages: 209

Publisher: Vintage

Publication Date: 1999-06-29

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ISBN: 0375701176

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