The Splendid Things We Planned: A Family Portrait by Blake Bailey

The Splendid Things We Planned: A Family Portrait

Blake Bailey

nonfiction biography memoir emotional reflective slow-paced

272 pages | first published 2014

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The renowned biographer’s unforgettable portrait of a family in ruins—his own.Meet 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...
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