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A Summons to Memphis

by Taylor, Peter

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  • hardcover
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About This Item

New York: Knopf, 1986. 1st Edition. Hardcover. Fine/near fine. 1st Edition. Hardcover. 1986 Pulitzer, minor chipping to head and heel of spine of dust jacket, closed tear to rear upper panel of dust jacket, else near fine.

Synopsis

A Summons to Memphis is a 1986 novel by Peter Taylor which won the Pulitzer Prize for Fiction in 1987. 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.

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Bookseller
Lyons Fine Books US (US)
Bookseller Inventory #
3300
Title
A Summons to Memphis
Author
Taylor, Peter
Format/binding
Hardcover
Book condition
Used - Fine
Jacket condition
near fine
Quantity available
1
Edition
1st Edition
Binding
Hardcover
Publisher
Knopf
Place of Publication
New York
Date published
1986

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spine
The outer portion of a book which covers the actual binding. The spine usually faces outward when a book is placed on a shelf....[more]
fine
A book in fine condition exhibits no flaws. A fine condition book closely approaches As New condition, but may lack the...[more]
chipping
A defect in which small pieces are missing from the edges; fraying or small pieces of paper missing the edge of a paperback, or...[more]
jacket
Sometimes used as another term for dust jacket, a protective and often decorative wrapper, usually made of paper which wraps...[more]
heel
The lower most portion of the spine when the book is standing vertically.

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