If Morning Ever Comes

If Morning Ever Comes

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by Anne Tyler
     
 

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"A triumph."

HARPERS

Ben Joe Hawkes is a worrier. Raised by his mother, grandmother, and a flock of busy sisters, he's always felt the outsider. When he learns that one of his sisters has left her husband, he heads for home and back into the confusion of childhood memories and unforseen love....

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"A triumph."

HARPERS

Ben Joe Hawkes is a worrier. Raised by his mother, grandmother, and a flock of busy sisters, he's always felt the outsider. When he learns that one of his sisters has left her husband, he heads for home and back into the confusion of childhood memories and unforseen love....

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780449911785
Publisher:
Random House Publishing Group
Publication date:
08/11/1996
Pages:
272
Sales rank:
504,822
Product dimensions:
5.20(w) x 8.00(h) x 0.58(d)

Meet the Author

The beloved writer Anne Tyler is the Pulitzer Prize-winning author of the novel Breathing Lessons. Over her long career, distinguished by her singular gift for peeling back the layers of family life, she has produced over 20 novels, as well as short stories and criticism. Many of her books are set in her native Baltimore. She is a member of the American Academy of Arts and Letters. Her 2015 novel A Spool of Blue Thread was shortlisted for the Man Booker prize.

Brief Biography

Hometown:
Baltimore, Maryland
Date of Birth:
October 25, 1941
Place of Birth:
Minneapolis, Minnesota
Education:
B.A., Duke University, 1961

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If Morning Ever Comes 3.4 out of 5 based on 0 ratings. 5 reviews.
Guest More than 1 year ago
I really enjoyed this book. It was actually the first book Tyler wrote. She started it while on a trip and accidentally left it at the airport -- it was in with her unclaimed baggage. She retrieved it at least a month later. This story really meant something to me. Touched upon the passage of time and the feeling between familes, the longing for the old days. I feel that myself very often now that my kids are in their teens.
Maeve9 More than 1 year ago
Loved all the other Anny Tyler books, but if I had read this one first, I may not have bought another. The characters and situations were a bit corny.
BarbedOne More than 1 year ago
This book was really a short story. It was only 178 pages long. Can't believe I downloaded it to my Nook and paid $10.76. The story had some interesting moments but did not go anywhere. The publish date on Barnes and Noble website was different than actual publish date...maybe printed date and ebook publish dates are different? Needless to say, I was definitely disappointed and will not download an ebook again unless I first read a downloaded free chapter sample.
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