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Did You Ever Have A Family

(2015)
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Awards
The Man Booker Prize Best Novel (nominee)
The stunning debut novel from best-selling 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's fiance, 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 across 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.

Elegant and heartrending, and one of the most accomplished fiction debuts of the year, Did You Ever Have a Family is an absorbing, unforgettable tale that reveals humanity at its best through forgiveness and hope. At its core it is a celebration of family - the ones we are born with and the ones we create.


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November 2015 : USA Library Binding
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Title: Did You Ever Have a Family
Author(s): Bill Clegg
ISBN: 1-62899-751-6 / 978-1-62899-751-4 (USA edition)
Publisher: Center Point Pub
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September 2015 : USA Hardback
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Title: Did You Ever Have a Family
Author(s): Bill Clegg
ISBN: 1-4767-9817-6 / 978-1-4767-9817-2 (USA edition)
Publisher: Gallery/Scout Press
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August 2015 : UK Hardback
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Title: Did You Ever Have a Family
Author(s): Bill Clegg
ISBN: 0-224-10235-4 / 978-0-224-10235-3 (UK edition)
Publisher: Jonathan Cape
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Paperback Editions

September 2016 : UK Paperback
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Title: Did You Ever Have a Family
Author(s): Bill Clegg
ISBN: 1-78470-105-X / 978-1-78470-105-5 (UK edition)
Publisher: Vintage
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May 2016 : USA Paperback
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Title: Did You Ever Have a Family
Author(s): Bill Clegg
ISBN: 1-4767-9818-4 / 978-1-4767-9818-9 (USA edition)
Publisher: Gallery/Scout Press
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September 2015 : USA Paperback
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Title: Did You Ever Have a Family
Author(s): Bill Clegg
ISBN: 1-5011-2030-1 / 978-1-5011-2030-5 (USA edition)
Publisher: Simon & Schuster Export
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August 2015 : UK Paperback
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Title: Did You Ever Have a Family
Author(s): Bill Clegg
ISBN: 0-224-10236-2 / 978-0-224-10236-0 (UK edition)
Publisher: Jonathan Cape
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Audio Editions

September 2015 : USA Audio CD
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Title: Did You Ever Have A Family
Author(s): Bill Clegg
ISBN: 1-4423-8528-6 / 978-1-4423-8528-3 (USA edition)
Publisher: Simon & Schuster Audio
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September 2015 : USA Audio edition
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Title: Did You Ever Have A Family
Author(s): Bill Clegg
Publisher: Simon & Schuster Audio
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September 2015 : Canada Audio edition
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Title: Did You Ever Have A Family
Author(s): Bill Clegg
Publisher: Simon & Schuster Audio
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Kindle Editions

September 2015 : USA, Canada Kindle edition
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Title: Did You Ever Have a Family
Author(s): Bill Clegg
Publisher: Gallery/Scout Press
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August 2015 : Australia, UK Kindle edition
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Title: Did You Ever Have a Family
Author(s): Bill Clegg
Publisher: Vintage Digital
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