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The splendid things we planned : a family portrait / by Blake Bailey.

Bailey, Blake, 1963- (author.). Meskimen, Jim, (narrator.). Blackstone Audio, Inc., (publisher.).

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  • ISBN: 9781482964240 (electronic audio bk.)
  • ISBN: 1482964244 (electronic audio bk.)
  • Physical Description: 1 online resource (1 audio file (8 hr., 8 min., 56 sec.)) : digital
  • Edition: Unabridged.
  • Publisher: Ashland : Blackstone Audio, Inc., 2014.

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General Note: "Tracks every 3 minutes for easy bookmarking"--Container.
Participant or Performer Note: Read by Jim Meskimen.
Summary, etc.: The renowned biographer's unforgettable portrait of a family in ruins--his ownMeet the Baileys: Burck, a prosperous lawyer once voted the American Legion's "Citizen of the Year" in his tiny hometown of Vinita, Oklahoma; his wife Marlies, who longs to recapture her festive life in Greenwich Village as a pretty young German immigrant, fresh off the boat; their addled son Scott, who repeatedly crashes the family Porsche; and Blake, the younger son, trying to find a way through the storm...
Source of Description Note: Description based on hard copy version record.
Subject: Bailey, Blake, 1963- > Childhood and youth.
Bailey, Blake, 1963- > Family.
Bailey family.
Authors, American > Biography.
Biographers > United States > Biography.
BIOGRAPHY & AUTOBIOGRAPHY / Literary.
LITERARY COLLECTIONS / Essays.
Genre: Audiobooks.
Downloadable audio books.

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