A Painted House Linda Wertheimer talks with John Grisham about his latest novel, A Painted House, which is based in the rural Arkansas of his childhood. The story is told from the point of view of a seven-year-old son of a tenant cotton farmer. His family has hired Mexicans and a family from the Ozarks to harvest the first good crop in years. Six weeks into the harvest, something happens which will change the boy's life forever. (7:30)
A Painted House, by John Grisham, is published by Doubleday.