A Summons to Memphis Quotes

Peter Taylor
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Page 3 - "The courtship and remarriage of an old widower is always made more difficult when middle-aged children are involved - especially when there are unmarried daughters."

Page 16 - "Our removal proved to be a disaster for everyone except Father, I think."

Page 23 - "That was the day when she said she feared our move was going to be like the Cherokees' Trail of Tears."

Page 48 - "Five or six years later, in Memphis, it was hard to think of her as the same woman. I don't know still whether the trauma of the move changed her or whether the move from Nashville to Memphis merely happened to coincide with alterations in her mood and character."

Page 63 - "From their mid-forties forward, as a matter of fact, they dressed more like young girls than like their married contemporaries, some of whom were already grandmothers, of course, with half-grown...

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