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Did You Ever Have A Family - Bill Clegg
Did You Ever Have A Family
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The stunning debut novel from bestselling author Bill Clegg is a magnificently powerful story about a circle of people who find solace in the least likely of places as they cope with a horrific tragedy.On the eve of her daughter’s wedding, June Reid’s life is completely devastated... show more
The stunning debut novel from bestselling author Bill Clegg is a magnificently powerful story about a circle of people who find solace in the least likely of places as they cope with a horrific tragedy.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&am
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Format: Hardcover
ISBN: 9781476798172 (1476798176)
ASIN: 1476798176
Pages no: 304
Edition language: English
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4.0 Did You Ever Have a Family?
Read this after Fates and Furies when Lauren Groff thanked her agent, Bill Clegg, and I remembered this book on my to-read pile. Have wanted to read this one since the day I bought it, the cover was just so perfect. The book inside, not surprisingly, was just as good.
Chris Blocker
Chris Blocker rated it
4.0 Review: Did You Ever Have a Family
A quick and compelling read, Did You Ever Have a Family is a well-rendered story of tragedy and family. Told from alternating perspectives, this novel is an easy read and does not grow stale. Perhaps the voices of the individual characters lack some originality—the pot smoking kid sounds a bit like ...
Thewanderingjew
Thewanderingjew rated it
5.0 Excellent examination of the reactions of characters to life's unexpected trauma and difficult recovery.
Did You Ever Have A Family, Bill Clegg This book surely packs a wallop. It will be the rare person who will not be moved by the introspective examination of the psyches of these diverse characters as they each experienced the same horrific tragedy in their own way and worked to climb back out into t...
teaandbooks
teaandbooks rated it
1.0 Another book that fizzled.
I heard about this being promoted: a woman loses her family in a horrible moment and decides to drive away from it all and move to the other side of the US. It sounded like an emotional and deep read, was being heralded and apparently listed for awards. Sounds like a good pickup, right? Not really...
debbiekrenzer
debbiekrenzer rated it
4.5 stars #Didyoueverhaveafamily @BillClegg1 In one night June loses her whole family when her gas stove blows up. Her ex-husband, her boyfriend, her daughter and her daughter's fiancee. June just happens to be in the back yard because her and her boyfriend are having a little argument and she's n...
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