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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." Thus begins the new novel from John Grisham, a story inspired by his own childhood in rural Arkansas. The narrator is a farm boy named Luke Chandler, age seven, who lives in the cotton fields with his parents and grandparents in a little house that's never been painted. The Chandlers farm eighty acres that they rent, not own, and when the cotton is ready they hire a truckload of Mexicans and a family from the Ozarks to help harvest it. For six weeks they pick cotton, battling the heat, the rain, the fatigue, and, sometimes, each other. As the weeks pass Luke sees and hears things no seven-year-old could possibly be prepared for, and finds himself keeping secrets that not only threaten the crop but will change the lives of the Chandlers forever. A Painted House is a moving story of one boy's journey from innocence to experience. BONUS: This edition includes an excerpt from John Grisham's The Litigators.

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  • "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." Thus begins the new novel from John Grisham, a story inspired by his own childhood in rural Arkansas. The narrator is a farm boy named Luke Chandler, age seven, who lives in the cotton fields with his parents and grandparents in a little house that's never been painted. The Chandlers farm eighty acres that they rent, not own, and when the cotton is ready they hire a truckload of Mexicans and a family from the Ozarks to help harvest it. For six weeks they pick cotton, battling the heat, the rain, the fatigue, and, sometimes, each other. As the weeks pass Luke sees and hears things no seven-year-old could possibly be prepared for, and finds himself keeping secrets that not only threaten the crop but will change the lives of the Chandlers forever. A Painted House is a moving story of one boy's journey from innocence to experience. BONUS: This edition includes an excerpt from John Grisham's The Litigators."@en
  • ""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'." Thus begins from author John Grisham, a story inspired by his own childhood in rural Arkansas. The narrator is a farm boy named Luke Chandler, age seven, who lives in the cotton fields with his parents and grandparents in a little house that's never been painted. The Chandlers farm eighty acres that they rent, not own, and when the cotton is ready they hire a truckload of Mexicans and a family from the Ozarks to help harvest it. For six weeks they pick cotton, battling the heat, the rain, the fatigue, and, sometimes, each other. As the weeks pass Luke sees and hears things no seven-year-old could possibly be prepared for, and finds himself keeping secrets that not only threaten the crop but will change the lives of the Chandlers forever. This is a moving story of one boy's journey from innocence to experience."@en
  • ""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'." Thus begins from author John Grisham, a story inspired by his own childhood in rural Arkansas. The narrator is a farm boy named Luke Chandler, age seven, who lives in the cotton fields with his parents and grandparents in a little house that's never been painted. The Chandlers farm eighty acres that they rent, not own, and when the cotton is ready they hire a truckload of Mexicans and a family from the Ozarks to help harvest it. For six weeks they pick cotton, battling the heat, the rain, the fatigue, and, sometimes, each other. As the weeks pass Luke sees and hears things no seven-year-old could possibly be prepared for, and finds himself keeping secrets that not only threaten the crop but will change the lives of the Chandlers forever. This is a moving story of one boy's journey from innocence to experience."
  • "Gebeurtenissen tijdens het oogstseizoen op het platteland van Arkansas in 1952 veranderen het leven van een zevenjarige jongen en zijn familie voorgoed."
  • "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 worker- and two very dangerous men came through the Arkansas Delta to work the Chandler cotton farm."@en
  • "It is the 1950's in Arkansas, the cotton season, and to the Chandler family it means hard work, temporary workers and a host of complications."
  • "Luke Chandler, age seven, lives in the cotton fields with his parents and grandparents in a little house that's never been painted. This novel presents a story inspired by the author's own childhood in rural Arkansas, which talks about one boy's journey from innocence to experience."@en
  • "To the Chandler family in 1950's Black Oak, Arkansas, the cotton season means hard work, an influx of temporary workers and a host of complications."@en
  • "This novel is set in the cotton fields of Arkansas and narrated in the voice of young Luke Chandler whose childhood is abruptly changed by events surrounding a murder in the district."@en
  • "It is the 1950s in Arkansas, the cotton season and to the Chandler family it means hard work, temporary workers and a host of complications. A story inspired by Grisham's own childhood in rural Arkansas. The narrator is a seven year old farm boy, who lives in the cotton fields with his parents and grandparents in a little house that's never been painted."
  • "A moving story of one boy's journey from innocence to experience."
  • "Read by Lansbury, David."
  • "Luke Chandler age seven lives in the cotton fields with his parents and grandparents, inspired form John Grisham's life. Mexicans and a family from the Ozarks, harvesting, Cotton fields."@en
  • "Racial tension, a forbidden love affair, and murder are seen through the eyes of a seven-year-old boy in a 1950s Southern cotton-farming community."
  • "Racial tension, a forbidden love affair, and murder are seen through the eyes of a seven-year-old boy in a 1950s Southern cotton-farming community."@en
  • "This story is inspired by Grisham's own childhood in Arkansas. The narrator is a farm boy named Luke Chandler, age seven, who lives in the cotton fields with his parents and grandpartents, in a little house that's never been painted. For six weeks they pick cotton and as the weeks pass Luke sees and hears things that no seven-year-old could be prepared for."
  • "Racial tension, a forbidden love affair, and murder are seen through the eyes of a seven-year-old boy in a 1950s southern cotton-farming community."@en
  • "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"."
  • "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."Thus begins the new novel from John Grisham, a story inspired by his own childhood in rural Arkansas. The narrator is a farm boy named Luke Chandler, age seven, who lives in the cotton fields with his parents and grandparents in a little house that's never been painted. The Chandlers farm eighty acres that they rent, not own, and when the cotton is ready they hire a truckload of Mexicans and a family from the Ozarks to help harvest it.For six weeks they pick cotton, battling the heat, the rain, the fatigue, and, sometimes, each other. As the weeks pass Luke sees and hears things no seven-year-old could possibly be prepared for, and finds himself keeping secrets that not only threaten the crop but will change the lives of the Chandlers forever.A Painted House is a moving story of one boy's journey from innocence to experience.BONUS: This edition includes an excerpt from John Grisham's The Litigators."@en
  • "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."Thus begins the new novel from John Grisham, a story inspired by his own childhood in rural Arkansas. The narrator is a farm boy named Luke Chandler, age seven, who lives in the cotton fields with his parents and grandparents in a little house that's never been painted. The Chandlers farm eighty acres that they rent, not own, and when the cotton is ready they hire a truckload of Mexicans and a family from the Ozarks to help harvest it.For six weeks they pick cotton, battling the heat, the rain, the fatigue, and, sometimes, each other. As the weeks pass Luke sees and..."@en
  • "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."@en
  • "A story inspired by Grisham's own childhood in rural Arkansas. The narrator is a farm boy, aged seven, who lives in the cotton fields with his parents and grandparents in a little house that's never been painted."@en
  • "To the Chandler family in 1950's Black Oak, Arkansas, the cotton season means hard work, an influx of temporary workers -- and a host of complications. Hank Spruill, one of the hired hands has a violent temper that has gotten him into trouble with the law. Tally, his sister, is smitten with Cowboy, a Mexican laborer Hank despises. And with all the turmoil, 7-year-old Luke Chandler has seen a lot more than most kids his age."@en
  • "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 ..."@en

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  • "Bildungsromane"@en
  • "Powieść kryminalna amerykańska"
  • "Modern fiction"@en
  • "Americké romány"
  • "Novel"
  • "Suspense fiction, American"
  • "Large type books"@en
  • "Fiction"@en
  • "Fiction"
  • "History"
  • "Adventure / thriller"@en
  • "Family saga"@en
  • "Family saga"
  • "Suspense fiction"@en
  • "Suspense fiction"
  • "Thriller"
  • "Detective and mystery stories"@en
  • "Electronic books"@en
  • "Domestic fiction"
  • "Domestic fiction"@en
  • "Bildungsroman"@en
  • "Bildungsroman"
  • "Bildungsromans"
  • "Bildungsromans"@en
  • "American fiction"
  • "Mystery fiction"

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  • "A PAINTED HOUSE"
  • "A Painted house"
  • "Dažytas namas"
  • "Obojena kuća"
  • "Hena vammeno spiti"
  • "Покрашенный дом"
  • "Belata kyḱa"
  • "ペインテッド・ハウス"
  • "A painted house"
  • "A painted house"@en
  • "A painted house, John Grisham"
  • "A painted house : a novel by"
  • "A Painted House - Audio Book"
  • "Lapsuuden talo"@fi
  • "Rumah Bercat Putih"
  • "Painted House"@en
  • "Peinteddo hausu"
  • "Peinteddo hausu"@ja
  • "Pokrashennyĭ dom"
  • "A painted house [a Gab bag for book discussion groups] : a novel"
  • "The Painted House"@en
  • "Erfpachters"
  • "A painted house : a novel / M"@en
  • "하얀집"
  • "Malovaný dům"
  • "Khānah-ʼi naqāshī-i shudih"
  • "A painted house : a novel"@en
  • "A painted house : a novel"
  • "A Painted House"@en
  • "A Painted House"
  • "Hayan jipi"
  • "A painted house a novel"
  • "A painted house a novel"@en
  • "Hayan chip"
  • "A painted house : a novel by John Grisham"
  • "Campionul din Arkansas"
  • "Painted house"@en
  • "A painted house : John Grisham"
  • "De erfpachters"
  • "Mal̕ovaný dom"
  • "Balti krāsotā māja"

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