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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 Chan
Fagis
Wrote 8/5/13
Libro insolito per Grisham, così lontano dal mondo degli avvocati dalle parcelle esorbitanti degli altri libri. Tuttavia, per chi volesse fare un salto in un'America più vicina agli scenari nostrani, fatta di famiglie unite di lavoratori, di persone...Continua
Ciski72
Wrote 2/29/12
First came Mark Twain with his Huck Finn, then follwed Harper Lee's Scout, finally John Grisham with Luke Chandler. Growing up in the Deep South is a great advenure, even if one just witnesses things happen in other people's life. Luke is an hero in...Continua
ary29
Wrote 11/22/11
Cotton-picking season in 1952 rural Arkansas seen through the eyes of a seven-year old boy. His escape from all the hardships of farming is baseball - listening to radio broadcasts of the Cards' games is almost the only family leisure, and he dreams...Continua
Kim
Wrote 3/28/09

I wasn't sure I would like this novel since it's not Grisham's usual legal thriller, but I loved the characters. This turned out to be one of my favorite books.

A Painted House
This book is one of a handful where Grisham has departed from his usual courtroom drama genre. I was really impressed with his writing here. This is a richly detailed and enthralling character-driven period tale told from the point of view of a 7 y...Continua

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