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If Morning Ever Comes by  Anne Tyler - First Edition - 1964 - from Old Saratoga Books and Biblio.co.uk

If Morning Ever Comes

by Tyler, Anne

Condition: Good in Good dust jacket; Jacket flaps glued to endpapers, library stamps and labels on front and rear endpapers, library marki


NY: Alfred A. Knopf. Good in Good dust jacket; Jacket flaps glued to endpapers, library stamps . and labels on front and rear endpapers, library markings on title page, . slightly cocked, jacket fairly bright and unblemished, but for a small . (1/2 ") tear at top corner of front jacket panel. Boards rubbed along . bottoms, top corner of rear boards bumped, page tops and bottoms, soiled. . $4.95 price at top corner of front jacket flap, 10/64 at lower corner of . front jacket flap.. 1964. First Edition. Hardcover. 0394430018 . Quarter bound black cloth with grey boards. Orange topstain. The marvelous Anne Tyler's first book. Author photo of the impossibly-young Tyler with Sixties hairdo on rear cover. Jacket design, typography and binding by Ward Ritchie. ; Ex-Library; 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall .

If Morning Ever Comes is American author Anne Tyler's first novel, published when she was only 22. Set in Sandhill, North Carolina, it focuses on Ben Joe Hawkes, a self-proclaimed worrier who finds himself responsible for taking care of his mother and five sisters after his father deserts the family for his mistress and subsequently dies of a heart attack.




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