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A Painted House - John Grisham
A Painted House
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4.00 10
ISBN: 9780712670395 (0712670394)
Publisher: Century
Edition language: English
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Fangirl Moments and My Two Cents
Fangirl Moments and My Two Cents rated it
4.0 A Painted House
This is about the ins and outs of life on a farm near a small town from the perspective of a 7 year old boy. I thought it was very interesting. It shows the struggles of just surviving, the good and bad in life. It almost seems like a nonfiction retelling. Although the boy is only 7, it also see...
jbarrett5 book reviews, etc
jbarrett5 book reviews, etc rated it
4.0 A Painted House
Painted House by John GrishamStory about a house that's never been painted. Lots of colorful characters, 1952 with lots of baseball talk.Mexicans and hill people come to aid in picking the crops. About the author's real childhood experiences in the cotton field.80 acres rented planted with cotton. N...
seasidesam
seasidesam rated it
4.0 A Painted House
No Lawyers and no litigation, not a typical John Grisham book. The story has a distinct feel of a John Steinbeck episode to the extent that some of the characters and their experiences could be related to Grapes of Wrath and East of Eden. In the beginning I was not sure where the story was going, at...
Wyvernfriend Reads
Wyvernfriend Reads rated it
3.0 A Painted House
An interesting read about a few months in the life of poor cotton farmers in Arkanasas. More slice of life rather than the usual thriller from Grisham.
tien
tien rated it
4.0 A Painted House
This is quite different from the usual Grisham's legal thrillers. There are the crimes, of course, and the thrilling aspect side of things but the legal factor is missing. More prominently, the story is told from a 7 year old boy.I think Grisham has done well with this perspective. There were mom...
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