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Taylor, Peter 1917-1994

Overview
Works: 283 works in 728 publications in 6 languages and 23,202 library holdings
Genres: Fiction  Short stories  Domestic fiction  Criticism, interpretation, etc  Interviews  Bibliography  Drama  Pictorial works  Detective and mystery fiction 
Roles: Author, Editor, Signer, Compiler, Inscriber, Former owner
Classifications: PS3539.A9633, 813.54
Publication Timeline
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Most widely held works by Peter Taylor
A summons to Memphis by Peter Taylor( Book )
46 editions published between 1986 and 2006 in English and French and held by 2,780 libraries worldwide
When Phillip Carver is asked by his sisters to help avert their widower father's impending marriage to a younger women, he is forced to confront his domineering siblings, a controlling patriarch, and a flood of memories from his deeply troubled past.--Résumé de l'éditeur
The collected stories of Peter Taylor by Peter Taylor( Book )
42 editions published between 1940 and 2009 in English and held by 1,548 libraries worldwide
The old forest and other stories by Peter Taylor( Book )
29 editions published between 1985 and 1996 in English and Undetermined and held by 1,459 libraries worldwide
Fourteen tales of domestic life in the south during the thirties and forties
Randall Jarrell, 1914-1965 by Robert Lowell( Book )
10 editions published between 1967 and 1994 in English and Undetermined and held by 1,281 libraries worldwide
Critical essays about Jarrell's poetry, his personal memoirs, and poems about him by admirers
In the Tennessee country by Peter Taylor( Book )
15 editions published between 1994 and 1998 in English and Chinese and held by 1,034 libraries worldwide
A fictionalized biography of a Southern art historian with particular attention to the gentlemanly Confederacy. By the author of The Oracle at Stoneleigh Court
In the Miro District and other stories by Peter Taylor( Book )
30 editions published between 1977 and 2002 in English and German and held by 1,001 libraries worldwide
The oracle at Stoneleigh Court : stories by Peter Taylor( Book )
18 editions published between 1993 and 1998 in English and French and held by 823 libraries worldwide
Their rootedness, other forces - often alien - intervene to change the course of fate in these entrancing, often chilling tales. In the long title story, we see the widow of a Tennessee congressman, long established in Washington, D.C., making ruthless use of her unearthly powers to play matchmaker for her shy young nephew. In "Demons," a young boy hears voices that others do not (and which foretell his cousin's ruin). "The Witch of Owl Mountain Springs" is an aged
A woman of means by Peter Taylor( Book )
28 editions published between 1950 and 2015 in 3 languages and held by 679 libraries worldwide
A novel set in the South of the 1920s that relates the experiences of Quintus Dudley's adolescence after his widowed father marries the wealthy Mrs. Lauterbach who gradually descends into a tragic mental illness
Conversations with Peter Taylor by Peter Taylor( Book )
10 editions published between 1985 and 1987 in English and held by 524 libraries worldwide
The widows of Thornton by Peter Taylor( Book )
15 editions published between 1951 and 1994 in English and Swedish and held by 489 libraries worldwide
A collection of stories about several families who, although now living in different cities, all started out in Thornton, Tennessee, and whose women share a sense of hanging onto the customs and social roles of their southern origins while the men move onto new lives
Happy families are all alike : a collection of stories by Peter Taylor( Book )
17 editions published between 1959 and 1962 in English and Undetermined and held by 475 libraries worldwide
Collection of stories dealing largely with the young, and with jealousy as a recurrent theme. Includes "Venus, Cupid, folly and time" the first prize story in the 1959 O. Henry Memorial Awards
Miss Leonora when last seen, and fifteen other stories by Peter Taylor( Book )
12 editions published between 1958 and 1963 in English and held by 448 libraries worldwide
Presences; seven dramatic pieces by Peter Taylor( Book )
7 editions published in 1973 in English and Undetermined and held by 332 libraries worldwide
A long Fourth, and other stories by Peter Taylor( Book )
15 editions published between 1946 and 1949 in English and held by 309 libraries worldwide
Tennessee Day in St. Louis, a comedy by Peter Taylor( Book )
5 editions published between 1956 and 1957 in English and held by 232 libraries worldwide
Acting script for a production at Kenyon College, Gambier, Ohio, in April 1957. Author's copy with his signature on front cover and extensive autograph additions and emendations in pencil
A stand in the mountains by Peter Taylor( Book )
8 editions published between 1968 and 1986 in English and held by 178 libraries worldwide
The Signet classic book of Southern short stories ( Book )
1 edition published in 1991 in English and held by 132 libraries worldwide
Presents thirty-three stories by Southern writers--half by women and one third by blacks--that capture the richness and complexities of Southern life
The best American short stories, 1960 : and the Yearbook of the American short story by Martha Foley( Book )
1 edition published in 1960 in English and held by 128 libraries worldwide
Orchids by Peter Taylor( Book )
2 editions published in 1979 in English and held by 125 libraries worldwide
Describes the differences among a wide range of orchids
No easy truth by Peter Taylor( Book )
5 editions published between 2015 and 2017 in English and held by 84 libraries worldwide
"For DI Don McIntyre, when it comes to Middlesbrough crime lord Tony Pike, it's personal. So when the murder of a local priest gives him the opportunity to nail his nemesis, he makes his plans accordingly. But Don is about to learn that whether hardened criminal or law-abiding citizen, there's no easy answer lurking below the surface.Even as he closes in on Pike, Don's personal life starts to unravel. What is his girlfriend hiding as she tries to distance herself from him? And what is the heart-rending secret that his father has been keeping for all these years? As a policeman, Don knows that people lie and wear false faces for many reasons, but as he struggles to uncover the facts, Don is about to learn that there are no easy truths." --Publisher description
 
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Alternative Names
Hillsman Taylor, Peter
Peter Matthew Hillsman Taylor Amerikaans romanschrijver (1917-1994)
Peter Matthew Hillsman Taylor escritor estadounidense
Peter Taylor écrivain américain
Peter Taylor US-amerikanischer Schriftsteller
Petrus Taylor
Taylor, Paul Matthew Hillsman.
Taylor, Paul Matthew Hillsman 1917-1994
Taylor, Peter
Taylor Peter 1917-1994
Taylor, Peter Hillsman
Taylor, Peter Hillsman 1917-
Taylor, Peter Hillsman 1917-1994
Taylor, Peter spisatelj
Tejlor, Piter
テイラー, ピーター
Languages
English (356)
French (3)
Spanish (3)
Swedish (2)
German (1)
Chinese (1)
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