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A Painted House

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"A Painted House" is a February 2001 novel by American author John Grisham. It was made into a television film in 2003, starring Scott Glenn and Logan Lerman.

  • also known as "A Painted House (John Grishham)"
  • language: English Language
  • genres: Thriller, Fiction
  • subjects: Adventure, Literary
  • released on (13 years ago)

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Google previewEncyclopedia of American Popular Fiction (2015)

by Geoff Hamilton, Brian Jones

A Painted House (2001), Grisham's most lyricalwork, drawing onrecollections ofhis Arkansas childhood, explores thelives of ruralcottonfarmers, centering on sevenyearold Luke Chandler, who awakens from childhood innocenceto confront ...

Google previewThe Imperial Dictionary, English, Technological, and Scientific (1853)

Adapted to the Present State of Literature, Science, and Art; on the Basis of Webster's English Dictionary ... Comprising All Words Purely English ... by John Ogilvie

Coloured; rubbed over with paint; as, a painted house or cloth. –2. Represented in form by colours.3. Described. PAINTER, n. One whose occupation is to paint; an artist who represents the appearances of the objects of nature on a plane or ...

Google previewThe Imperial Dictionary (1861)

English, Technological, and Scientific by John Ogilvie

Coloured; rubbed over with paint; as, a painted house or cloth. — Represented in form by colours.— 3_. Described. PAINTER, n. One whose occupation is to What; an artist who represents the appearances of the objects of nature 011 a plane ...

Google previewThe Mississippi Encyclopedia (2017)

by Ted Ownby, Charles Reagan Wilson, Ann J. Abadie, Odie Lindsey, James G. Thomas

A Painted House (2001), a slowly paced semiautobiographical novel set in 1950s rural Arkansas, discusses childhood, baseball, cotton, Mexican labor, and relative poverty but no legal issues. The first Grisham novel in which the setting is ...

Google previewA Comprehensive Dictionary of the World (1992)

a painted house or cloth ; represented in form by colours ; described. Painted Antelopes. — See Tragelophas. Painted Lady, paynt-ed Id-de, s. In botany, the name of a beautifully variegated pea, the Lathgrut odoratua of Linnasus.

Google previewAn American Dictionary of the English Language (1854)

Containing the Whole Vocabulary of the First Edition in Two Volumes Quarto; the Entire Corrections and Improvements of the Second Edition in Two Volumes Royal Octavo; to which is Prefixed an Introductory Dissertation on the Origin, History, and Connection, of the Languages of Western Asia and Europe, with an Explanation of the Principles on which Languages are Formed by Noah Webster

Colored; rubbed over with paint; as, a painted house or cloth. 2. Represented in form by colors. 3. Described. PAINTER, n. One whose occupation is to paint; one skilled in representing things in colors. PAINTER, n. [qu. Ir, painter, a snare, that ...

Google previewA Dictionary of the English Language ... to which are Prefixed an Introductory Dissertation on the Origin, History, and Connection of the Languages of Western Asia and of Europe (1831)

And a Concise Grammar, Philosophical and Practical, of the English Language by Noah Webster

This participle often loses its verbal character, and becomes an attribute; ** a concealed plot, a painted house. In this character it admits of com. Parison; as “a more admired artist;” “a most respected magistrate;” and a few of these verbal ...

Google previewAn American Dictionary of the English Language: Intended to Exhibit, I. The Origin, Affinities and Primary Signification of English Words, as Far as They Have Been Ascertained. II. The Genuine Orthography and Pronunication of Words, According to General Usage, Or to Just Principles of Analogy. III. Accurate and Discriminating Definitions, with Numerous Authorities and Illustrations. To which are Prefixed an Introductory Dissertation on the Origin, History and Connection of the Languages of Western Asia and of Europe, and a Concise Grammar of the English Language (1828)

by Noah Webster

This participle often loses its verbal character, and becomes an attribute; as a concealed plot, a painted house. In this character it admits of compariopinion of what will take place. Shall, in some of its inflections, retains its primitive sense—to be ...

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