The Brethren / A Painted House

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THE BRETHREN-In a minimum-security prison, three inmates-former judges calling themselves the Brethren-practice law, dispense jailhouse justice, and hatch money-making scams. 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 two weeks to go, and the season looked hopeless. The cotton, however, was waist high to my father, almost 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. Yellowed pages
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THE BRETHREN-In a minimum-security prison, three inmates-former judges calling themselves the Brethren-practice law, dispense jailhouse justice, and hatch money-making scams. 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 two weeks to go, and the season looked hopeless. The cotton, however, was waist high to my father, almost 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. Yellowed pages
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AuthorJohn Grisham
PublisherArrow
PlaceLondon
Year2003
ISBN9780091896492
BindingPaperback
ConditionGood
CommentsYellowed pages
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