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A painted house : a novel

Author: John Grisham
Publisher: New York : Random House Large Print, 2001.
Edition/Format:   Large print book : Fiction : English : Large print ed
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Inspired by the author's own childhood, the story is narrated by a seven-year-old farm boy named Luke Chandler, who lives in the cotton fields with his parents and grandparents. 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. Over six weeks, as they pick the cotton, Luke finds himself keeping  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Detective and mystery fiction
Bildungsromans
Fiction
Material Type: Fiction
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: John Grisham
ISBN: 038550120X 9780385501200 0375431012 9780375431012 0385501218 9780385501217
OCLC Number: 990376020
Target Audience: 780
Description: 562 p. ; 25 cm.
Responsibility: by John Grisham.

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Inspired by the author's own childhood, the story is narrated by a seven-year-old farm boy named Luke Chandler, who lives in the cotton fields with his parents and grandparents. 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. Over six weeks, as they pick the cotton, Luke finds himself keeping secrets that not only threaten the crop, but that will change the lives of the Chandlers forever.

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