A painted house Author:John Grisham Abridgement- approx. 5 hours on 3 cassettes — A moving story of one boy's journey from innocence to experience. — The narrator is a 7 year old farm boy who lives in the cotton fields with his parents and grandparents in a house that's never been painted. They hire Mexicans and a family from the Ozarks to harvest cotton on their rented land. — He se... more »es and hears thing no 7 year old could be prepared for.