A Summons to Memphis by Peter Taylor

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.

The 2096th greatest fiction book of all time


This book is on the following lists:

  1. - Pulitzer Prize for Fiction (Pulitzer Prize)

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Name Binding Sales Rank Lowest New Lowest Used Published
A Summons to Memphis Paperback 5009831 $1.79
Summons to Memphis (G K Hall Large Print Book Series) Hardcover 4206925 $172.76 $4.23
A Summons To Memphis Paperback 5106245 $8.48 $0.01
A Summons to Memphis Mass Market Paperback 2413389 $3.98 $0.01 1987
A Summons to Memphis Hardcover 1257838 $45.27 $2.25 1986
A Summons to Memphis Paperback 308478 $9.90 $1.73 1999