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In the Miro District and other stories

by Peter Hillsman Taylor

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Published by Louisiana State University Press in Baton Rouge .
Written in English

    Places:
  • Nashville (Tenn.),
  • Memphis (Tenn.),
  • Tennessee
    • Subjects:
    • Nashville (Tenn.) -- Literary collections,
    • Memphis (Tenn.) -- Literary collections,
    • Tennessee -- Literary collections

    • Edition Notes

      StatementPeter Taylor.
      GenreLiterary collections.
      SeriesVoices of the South
      Classifications
      LC ClassificationsPS3539.A9633 I5 2002
      The Physical Object
      Pagination204 p. ;
      Number of Pages204
      ID Numbers
      Open LibraryOL3670922M
      ISBN 100807128430
      LC Control Number2002727975

      A Long Fourth, and Other Stories (, short stories) A Woman of Means (, novella) The Widows of Thornton (, short stories) Happy Families Are All Alike (, short stories) Miss Leonora When Last Seen and Fifteen Other Stories (, short stories) In the Born: Peter TAYLOR / In the Miro District & Other Stories Signed 1st Edition $ + $ Shipping. TUTT AND MR. TUTT By Arthur Train - NY Asst. District Attorney Hardcover. $ Free shipping. Fred Hills / Official Manual of the Cripple Creek District Colorado USA 1st ed. “ Book (see photos): Seller Rating: % positive.

      The questions, discussion topics, and suggested reading list that follow are intended to enhance your group's reading of Charles Frazier's Cold hope they will provide new insights and ways of looking at this stunning novel. The Best American short stories, by Ted Solotaroff, , Houghton Mifflin edition, in English In the Miro district -- Peter Taylor: Blacktop champion of Ickey Honey -- Robert T. Sorrells: is an initiative of the Internet Archive, a (c)(3) non-profit, building a Author: Ted Solotaroff, Shannon Ravenel.

      It is a list of novels, novellas & short story collections by American authors published in Many of the books have been turned into acclaimed movies. There are several Pulitzer Prize & National Book Award winners as well as works by Nobel Prize winners (Bellow, Hemingway, Morrison and I.B. Singer). As much as one may admire the stories of Peter Taylor (In the Miro District, The Widows of Thornton), it's somewhat dispiriting to see the constant recycling of his old stories into new collections&#;and grimly amusing to see unknowledgeable reviewers taken in by publisher misrepresentations: these ""fifteen glorious new"" tales include only two which have not previously appeared in Taylor.


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In the Miro In the Miro District and other stories book and Other Stories book. Read 7 reviews from the world's largest community for readers. This collection of four prose and four intima /5(7). IN THE MIRO DISTRICT is probably his best known book of short stories.

Taylor's fictional milieu is the genteel upper class of Nashville, Tennessee (with a few side trips to Memphis) in the middle of the twentieth century ( to ). Granted, that milieu is not particularly in vogue these days, but those who appreciate good character /5(4).

IN THE MIRO DISTRICT is probably his best known book of short stories. Taylor's fictional milieu is the genteel upper class of Nashville, Tennessee (with a few side trips to Memphis) in the middle of the twentieth century ( to )/5. Genre/Form: Literature Literary collections Fiction: Additional Physical Format: Online version: Taylor, Peter, In the Miro District and other stories.

ISBN: X OCLC Number: Description: pages ; 21 cm: Contents: The captain's son --The instruction of a mistress --The throughway --The hand of Emmagene --Daphne's lover --Her need --Three heroines --In the Miro sibility: Peter Taylor.

In the Miro District and Other Stories by Taylor, Peter. Knopf, Hardcover. Good. inches inches inches. Compare book prices from overbooksellers.

Find In the Miro District and Other Stories (Voices of th () by Taylor, Peter/5(60). The New Yorker, February 7, P. My grandfather, when I first remember him, lived in the country, forty miles west of Nashville, but he was always driving over for visits of three or four days.

Access-restricted-item true Addeddate Bookplateleaf Boxid IA Boxid_2 BWB Camera Canon EOS 5D Mark II City New York. The title story of “In the Miro District” is the only other major effort in the book, and it succeeds, if that is the word, better than “The Captain's Son.”.

Save $15 when you buy both volumes of Peter Taylor’s stories in a boxed set. This second volume of the Library of America edition of Peter Taylor’s complete short fiction presents thirty stories written fromwhen the author was forty-three, towhen he was seventy-five.

More editions of In the Miro District and Other Stories: In the Miro District and Other Stories: ISBN () Softcover, Carroll & Graf Pub, In the Miro District: And Other Stories by Peter Taylor.

Random House Publishing Group, Mass Market Paperback. Acceptable. Disclaimer:A readable copy. All pages are intact, and the cover is intact. Pages can include considerable notes-in pen or highlighter-but the notes cannot obscure the text.

At ThriftBooks, our motto is: Read More, Spend jacket quality is not guaranteed. His later works include In the Miro District and Other Stories (), The Old Forest and Other Stories (), the Pulitzer Prize-winning novel A Summons to Memphis (), and The Oracle at Stoneleigh Court (), a collection of short stories and three plays.

IN THE MIRO DISTRICT & OTHER STORIES by Peter Taylor, the correct first edition / first printing in the dust jacket. London: Chatto & Windus, Date of on copyright page and title page, as required.

And the U.K. edition is the TRUE FIRST, preceding the U.S. edition. 1 of only 1, Rating: % positive. He published eight collections of stories: "A Long Fourth," "The Widows of Thornton," "Happy Families Are All Alike," "Miss Leonora When Last Author: Mel Gussow.

Peter Taylor was born in Tennessee in He was the author of seven books of stories, including The Collected Stories of Peter Taylor, A Long Fourth, In the Miro District and Other Stories and The Old Forest and Other Stories (which won the Pen/Faulkner Award for fiction in ); three novels including A Summons to Memphis (which won the Pulitzer Prize for Fiction in ); and three books /5(9).

Tennessee native Peter Taylor had been publishing stories in various magazines for ten years when in Harcourt, Brace released his first book, A Long Fourth and Other Stories, with an introduction by Robert Penn collection didn’t make Taylor famous, nor were its sales all that remarkable, but it was reviewed widely and came to the attention of The New Yorker’s fiction editor.

Peter Taylor (–) established himself as a master of short fiction and is the author of short story collections, novels, and plays. A native of Tennessee, his first book, A Long Fourth and Other Stories, was published by Harcourt Brace Javonovich in Other publications of note are The Collected Stories of Peter Taylor (Farrar, Strauss and Giroux,published in paperback by.

Free 2-day shipping. Buy In the Miro District and Other Stories at nd: Peter Taylor. In The Miro District is basically about men. In two of the stories, the central characters are young men involved in rites of passage. Until this collection, Mr.

Taylor has written more from the female point of view, using it as a screen through which he has observed disorder.Happy Families Are All Alike: A Collection of Stories, Astor Honor, Miss Leonora When Last Seen and Fifteen Other Stories, Astor Honor, The Collected Stories of Peter Taylor, Farrar, Straus, In the Miro District and Other Stories, Knopf, The Old Forest and Other Stories, Dial, The Oracle at Stoneleigh Court, Knopf.Complete Stories Dean of Men / In the Miro District / The Old Forest / Other Stories.

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