by Max Brantley
The Episcopal Collegiate School 2006 graduating class of 49 surely will have one of the most famous high school commencement speakers in Arkansas when they gather on the school lawn May 20.
The speaker? John Grisham, Jonesboro native and mega-selling novelist.
Connections? Grisham is an old friend of investment banker Mark Lee of Little Rock, whose daughter is a member of the senior class.