NC Bookwatch

Wiley Cash | The Last Ballad

Season 2000 Episode 2009 | 26m 46s

Author Wiley Cash's new novel, set in the Appalachian foothills of North Carolina in 1929 and inspired by actual events. A chronicle of a single mother's struggle for her rights in a textile mill, The Last Ballad is a moving tale of courage in the face of oppression. Lyrical, heartbreaking, and haunting, this eloquent novel confirms Wiley Cash’s place among our nation’s finest writers.

Aired: 11/28/17

Rating: NR

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