If Morning Ever Comes Author:Anne Tyler Ben Joe Hawkes lived in a world surrounded by women. There were his widowed mother and his elder sister Joanne, who after seven years of marriage had left her husband and come home with her baby girl. There were his twin sisters, Lisa and Jane. There was also his ex-girlfriend, Shelley, now a stranger to Ben Joe, who had made plans to marry anot... more »her man.
Ben Joe, haunted by the memory of his alcoholic father who had deserted his wife and family for a young mistress, loved them all, felt responsible for them all, and ultimately had to leave them all behind to become a man.« less