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Peter Taylor

Fiction

Interviewed by: David Ray

Catalog Number: 19930813, 19801013

Peter Taylor won the 1987 Pulitzer Prize in fiction for his novel, A Summons to Memphis. He is known for his stories of urban middle-class life in the South. In this program he reads "Three Heroines," a story written in what Taylor calls "broken-line prose."

| Subject Matter: The South, Urban Middle Class, Form, Prose | Interview Year: 1980 | Genre: Fiction | Awards: Pulitzer Prize |

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