If Morning Ever Comes Author:Anne Tyler Ben Joe Hawkes comes from a fairly large, blindly cheerful family that never seems to know when to get upset. Raised by women - a proud mother, and incorrigible grandmother, and a flock of busy sisters - Ben Joe has always been an outsider of sorts, and a chronic worrier. — Then a casual telephone conversation with his mom, in which he discovers ... more »that one of his sisters has taken her baby and left her husband, propels him back home - and into the confusion of childhood memories and unforseen love....« less
Ben Joe Hawkes is a worrier. He has been raised in a family of women and during a phone call with his mother, he learns that one of his sisters has taken her baby and left her husband. Ben Joe's worry for his sister propels him home again; away from law school and stability to the confusion of childhood memories and unforseen love.
I enjoyed this book - Ms Tyler's first. In my opinion, it was a little light on plot but very well-written. I give it an A!
His name is Ben Joe Hawkes, and hes been surrounded by women all his life, with a proud mother, incorrigible grandmother and a flock of busy sisters. Ben Joe has always been an outsider-and a worrier. Now hes come home from law school, and surprisingly enough, this crazy visit to the frontlines of his childhood home sens Ben Joe into an exhilerating battle with his own heart- where unforseen love demands his surrender.