What to George Carver is an attempt to assert himself, to extend his own vitality, is to them mere foolishness.
One doesn't need to know anything about Taylor's real father to sense that with George Carver, we are entering the realm of myth.
The novel gives the complex history of the George Carver family in Nashville and Memphis from the 1930s through the 1970s.
A Summons to Memphis is built around three climactic acts of revenge that--in the best Jamesian manner--occur when little actually "happens": a bride never shows up at the altar, a car never leaves the driveway, a dramatic confrontation between two sworn enemies, George Carver and his nemesis Lewis, Shackleford, turns into an embrace.
s George Carver
was still stoutly maintaining on the same show that Yurchenko had changed his mind out of fears of K.
In the first issue of the Monthly, Bill Moyers told of how two civil servants, Chester Cooper and George Carver
, were able to convince President Johnson's highest policy advisors to stop the escalation in Vietnam.