Peter Taylor





Peter Taylor


Born
in Trenton, The United States
January 08, 1917

Died
November 02, 1994

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Peter Matthew Hillsman Taylor was a U.S. author and writer. Considered to be one of the finest American short story writers, Taylor's fictional milieu is the urban South. His characters, usually middle or upper class people, often are living in a time of change and struggle to discover and define their roles in society.
Peter Taylor also wrote three novels, including A Summons to Memphis in 1986, for which he won the 1987 Pulitzer Prize for Fiction and In the Tennessee Country in 1994. His collection The Old Forest and Other Stories (1985) won the PEN/Faulkner Award. Taylor taught literature and writing at Kenyon and the University of Virginia.

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A Summons to Memphis

3.67 avg rating — 4,595 ratings — published 1986 — 15 editions
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The Old Forest and Other St...

3.98 avg rating — 282 ratings — published 1985 — 7 editions
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The Collected Stories of Pe...

4.19 avg rating — 210 ratings — published 1969 — 7 editions
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A Woman of Means: A Novel

3.49 avg rating — 132 ratings — published 1950 — 4 editions
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In the Tennessee Country: A...

3.58 avg rating — 114 ratings — published 1994 — 2 editions
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The Lazy Project Manager an...

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In the Miro District and Ot...

4.22 avg rating — 51 ratings — published 1977 — 7 editions
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O gerente de projeto pregui...

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The Oracle at Stoneleigh Co...

3.80 avg rating — 30 ratings — published 1993 — 3 editions
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The Thirty-Six Stratagems

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