Peter Taylor

Peter Taylor (1917-94) was also the author of A Summons to Memphis, for which he was awarded the Pulitzer Prize.


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The Collected Stories of Peter Taylor

Peter Taylor; Introduction by Richard Bausch
Farrar, Straus and Giroux

Described by Anne Tyler as “the undisputed master of the short story form,” Peter Taylor imbued his stories with a powerful sense of the conflicts between the...


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A Woman of Means

Peter Taylor
Picador

Gerald Dudley is an executive at a hardware company in St. Louis, living the quintessential bachelor life with his young son, Quint. He is also a man who...


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In the Tennessee Country

Peter Taylor
Picador

In 1916, a young boy, Nathan Longfort, is on the funeral train bearing the body of his grandfather, the Senator, from Washington, D.C., to Knoxville,...


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