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A Painted House The hill people and the Mexicans arrived on the same day It was a Wednesday, early in September 1952 The Cardinals were five games behind the Dodgers with three weeks to go, and the season looked hopeless The cotton, however, was waist high to my father, over my head, and he and my grandfather could be heard before supper whispering words that were seldom heard It could be a good crop This was a really pleasant surprise When asked about John Grisham, most of us immediately A Painted House, John GrishamA Painted House is a 2001 novel by American author John Grisham Story is told through the eyes of seven year old Luke Chandler, the youngest in a family of cotton farmers struggling to harvest their crop and earn enough to settle their debts 2002 1380 680 9644051254 21 A Painted House, John Grisham Until That September Of 1952, Luke Chandler Had Never Kept A Secret Or Told A Single Lie But In The Long, Hot Summer Of His Seventh Year, Two Groups Of Migrant Workers And Two Very Dangerous Men Came Through The Arkansas Delta To Work The Chandler Cotton Farm And Suddenly Mysteries Are Flooding Luke S World.A Brutal Murder Leaves The Town Seething In Gossip And Suspicion A Beautiful Young Woman Ignites Forbidden Passions A Fatherless Baby Is Born And Someone Has Begun Furtively Painting The Bare Clapboards Of The Chandler Farmhouse, Slowly, Painstakingly, Bathing The Run Down Structure In Gleaming White And As Young Luke Watches The World Around Him, He Unravels Secrets That Could Shatter Lives And Change His Family And His Town Forever From The Paperback Edition. Great read therapeutic,compelling,enjoyable and a moving storydetermination,twists and turns to hold your interest to the end..well written paperback A surprisingly good book For me anyway because usually I m not into the legal courtroom thrillers which this book is not so I have avoided Grisham And I have to also humbly admit that I have only read one of his novels, The Firm, and I liked it So, I think I will give the guy a chance and add another of his books I only read this because my mom recommended it and I felt like I needed to reciprocate because she usually reads my recommendations Well, thanks mom This was a pretty darn good A surprisingly good book For me anyway because usually I m not into the legal courtroom thrillers which this book is not so I have avoided Grisham And I have to also humbly admit that I have only read one of his novels, The Firm, and For being from John Grisham, this was such a great book For a long time I ve enjoyed his legal thrillers, but after a while I suspected each book would be exactly the same as the last with the only difference being the plot Granted that s one of the reasons I liked his novels, because I could trust they would be consistentl I was wary when this book came out doubting Grisham could pull off historical fiction Well he absolutely nailed it It s obvious Grisham drew from his personal experiences growing up in rural Arkansas This is a heart wrenching story of an impoverished farming community It s got it all, destitute share croppers, migrant farm workers, a sweet young boy who lives for baseball, a devastating flood and a mentally unhinged murderer thrown in for good measure I wonder if Grisham had written this I was wary when I liked this book There isn t any wild climatic events that you may find in other Grisham books This is a simple novel of a simple life as told by a seven year old boy Still, Grisham manages to capture the feelings of the times a poor family Great read therapeutic,compelling,enjoyable and a moving storylinedetermination,twist and turns to hold your interest to the end..well written paperback This was such a horrible book It had potential I kept thinking the story would come around but once I got 2 3 way through the book, I knew there was no room left for a story I finished it anyway and was really disappointed There is absolutely NO story Nothing We are introduced to this family and the other characters for no reason It s almost like the author had great id

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