#1 NEW YORK TIMES BESTSELLER - 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 Chandler cotton farm. And suddenly mysteries are flooding Luke's world.
A brutal murder leaves the town seething in gossip and suspicion. A beautiful young woman ignites forbidden passions. A fatherless baby is born ... and someone has begun furtively painting the bare clapboards of the Chandler farmhouse, slowly, painstakingly, bathing the run-down structure in gleaming white. And as young Luke watches the world around him, he unravels secrets that could shatter lives -- and change his family and his town forever....
- ISBN-13: 9780345532046
- ISBN-10: 034553204X
- Publisher: Anchor Books
- Publish Date: February 2012
- Dimensions: 7.54 x 4.31 x 1.15 inches
- Shipping Weight: 0.54 pounds
- Page Count: 480