If Morning Ever Comes: A Novel

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Knopf Doubleday Publishing Group, Jan 5, 2011 - Fiction - 272 pages
6 Reviews
"A triumph."


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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User Review  - turtlesleap - LibraryThing

Anne Tyler's voice is very distinctive and I was a bit surprised to see it so well developed in her first novel. The novel is an exploration of family life and small town dynamics set (probably) in ... Read full review

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User Review  - jeffome - LibraryThing

St. Barts 2013 #7 - Enjoyable read of this, Tyler's first novel. She certainly has away of creating vivid quirky households of people you almost feel you've met in your life. A lot of material here ... Read full review

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About the author (2011)

Anne Tyler was born in Minneapolis, Minnesota, in 1941 and grew up in Raleigh, North Carolina. She is the author of many novels, including Dinner at the Homesick Restaurant, The Accidental Tourist, Noah’s Compass, and A Spool of Blue Thread. She is a member of the American Academy of Arts and Letters. Tyler lives in Baltimore, Maryland.

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