Hart Readers invites you to discuss The Last Ballad by Wiley Cash. The discussion will be led by the Rev. David Wagner, chaplain of Holy Innocents Episcopal School, and takes place Thursday, January 4, 2018, from 6:30–7:30 p.m. in Walthour Library.
New York Times bestselling author Wiley Cash of the celebrated A Land More Kind Than Home and This Dark Road to Mercy returns with this eagerly awaited new novel, set in the Appalachian foothills of North Carolina in 1929 and inspired by actual events. The chronicle of an ordinary woman’s struggle for dignity and her rights in a textile mill, The Last Ballad is a moving tale of courage in the face of oppression and injustice, with the emotional power of Ron Rash’s Serena, Dennis Lehane’s The Given Day, and the unforgettable films Norma Rae and Silkwood.