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The Essential Memphis Library: Peter Taylor’s ‘A Summons to Memphis’

By , Daily Memphian Updated: March 30, 2020 4:41 PM CT | Published: March 30, 2020 4:41 PM CT

The only Pulitzer Prize-winner with “Memphis” in the title, Peter Taylor's 1986 novel explores the fine social distinctions between Memphis and Nashville at mid-century. 

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Chris Herrington covers the Memphis Grizzlies and writes about Memphis culture, food, and civic life. He lives in the Vollintine-Evergreen neighborhood of Midtown with his wife, two kids, and two dogs.


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