Taft Summary
Ann Patchett

Everything you need to understand or teach Taft by Ann Patchett.

  • Taft Summary & Study Guide
  • 30 Taft Lessons
  • 20 Activities
  • 180 Multiple Choice Questions
  • 60 Short Essay Questions
  • 20 Essay Questions
  • Pre-Made Tests and Quizzes
  • ...and more

Taft Summary

Taft by Ann Patchett tells the story of two Tennessee fathers: John Nickel and Levon Taft. These fathers are the head of households that are broken by pride, betrayal, and unspoken fears and hopes. The novel shows that beyond race and economic status, all families face the same challenges.

John Nickel is the manager of Muddy's Bar in Memphis. John used to be a popular local blues drummer until his girlfriend...

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Lesson Plan

Taft Lesson Plans contain 127 pages of teaching material, including: