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The last ballad : a novel

Author: Wiley Cash; Karen White; Elizabeth Wiley
Publisher: New York, NY : Harper Audio, [2017] ℗2017
Edition/Format:   Audiobook on CD : CD audio : Fiction : English : UnabridgedView all editions and formats
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Intertwining myriad voices, Wiley Cash brings to life the heartbreak and bravery of the now forgotten struggle of the labor movement in early twentieth century America, and pays tribute to the thousands of heroic women and men who risked their lives to win basic rights for all workers. Lyrical, heartbreaking, and haunting, this eloquent novel confirms Wiley Cash's place among the nation's finest writers.
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Genre/Form: Fiction
Audiobooks
Domestic fiction
Thrillers (Fiction)
Historical fiction
Material Type: Fiction, Audio book, etc.
Document Type: Sound Recording
All Authors / Contributors: Wiley Cash; Karen White; Elizabeth Wiley
ISBN: 9780062682031 0062682032
OCLC Number: 1003654923
Notes: Title from container.
Compact discs.
Performer(s): Read by Karen White and Elizabeth Wiley.
Description: 12 audio discs (14 hr.) : CD audio, digital ; 4 3/4 in.
Responsibility: Wiley Cash.

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Intertwining myriad voices, Wiley Cash brings to life the heartbreak and bravery of the now forgotten struggle of the labor movement in early twentieth century America, and pays tribute to the thousands of heroic women and men who risked their lives to win basic rights for all workers. Lyrical, heartbreaking, and haunting, this eloquent novel confirms Wiley Cash's place among the nation's finest writers.

"The eagerly awaited next novel from the author of the New York Times bestselling A Land More Kind Than Home about a young mother desperately trying to hold her family together in the years before the Great Depression, a haunting and moving story of cowardice, courage and sacrifice"--

Ella May Wiggins, a young mother desperately trying to hold her family together with the paltry nine dollars a week she earns from the textile mill two miles away, makes up her mind to join the labor union--a decision that will have lasting consequences for her children, her friends, her town, and all that she loves. Intertwining myriad voice, Cash brings to life the heartbreak and bravery of the now forgotten struggle of the labor movement in early twentieth-century America--and pays tribute to the thousands of heroic women and men who risked their lives to win basic rights for all workers"--

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