Did You Ever Have A Family Author:Bill Clegg On the eve of her daughter’s wedding, June Reid’s life is completely devastated when a shocking disaster takes the lives of her daughter, her daughter’s fiancé, her ex-husband, and her boyfriend, Luke—her entire family, all gone in a moment. And June is the only survivor. — Alone and directionless, June drives acros... more »s the country, away from her small Connecticut town. In her wake, a community emerges, weaving a beautiful and surprising web of connections through shared heartbreak.
From the couple running a motel on the Pacific Ocean where June eventually settles into a quiet half-life, to the wedding’s caterer whose bill has been forgotten, to Luke’s mother, the shattered outcast of the town—everyone touched by the tragedy is changed as truths about their near and far histories finally come to light.« less
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I have to confess that I only lasted about 30 pages in this dreary and plodding book. I could generate absolutely no interest in the characters or the admittedly tragic events that affected them. Even skimming ahead, trying to find some spark to keep me going, didn't work. This one, despite many glowing reviews, just wasn't for me.