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Books and profile for Wiley Cash

The Last Ballad by Wiley Cash

‘The Last Ballad’ tells the story of Ella May Wiggins, a young woman who became a symbol for workers’ rights in America in the late 1920s. This novel was inspired by the 1929 strike at the Loray Textile mill in … Continue reading

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This Dark Road to Mercy by Wiley Cash

‘This Dark Road to Mercy’ is Wiley Cash’s second novel and once again he has managed to completely capture me and take me to another place. The story is narrated by three different people – Easter Quillby is a nine … Continue reading

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Wiley Cash Profile and Books

Wiley Cash was born and grew up in North Carolina. His writing paints a strong picture of this area with many of his book characters using voices from his childhood. Wiley Cash studied Literature and English at Universities in North … Continue reading

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A Land More Kind than Home by Wiley Cash

‘A Land More Kind than Home’ is Wiley Cash’s debut novel and it won the 2012 CWA John Creasey (New Blood) Dagger. Coming from a criminal background, Carson Chambliss finds God and moves to a small Western North Carolina town … Continue reading

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