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The last ballad : [book club kit] : a novel /

Cash, Wiley (author.).

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  • 1 of 1 copy available at SC LENDS.

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Location Call Number / Copy Notes Barcode Shelving Location Status Due Date
York - Rock Hill Branch BOOKCLUB FIC CASH (Text) 33205011351232 Adult Book Club Available -

Record details

  • Physical Description: print
    378, 18 pages : map ; 20 cm
  • Edition: First William Morrow paperback edition.
  • Publisher: New York, NY : William Morrow, an imprint of HarperCollins Publishers, [2018]

Content descriptions

General Note: Cataloging for book club kit based on paperback ed. ISBN-13: 9780062313126.
Book club kit includes 10 copies + 1 information sheet.
Bibliography, etc. Note: Includes bibliographical references.
Summary, etc.: 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.
Subject: Labor union members -- United States -- 20th century -- Fiction
Textile workers -- Labor unions -- Fiction
Textile workers -- United States -- 20th century -- Fiction
Working mothers -- Fiction
Textile workers -- North Carolina -- Gastonia -- Fiction
Labor union members -- North Carolina -- Gastonia -- 20th century -- Fiction
Gastonia (N.C.) -- Fiction
Wiggins, Ella May -- 1900-1929 -- Fiction
Genre: Historical fiction.
Topic Heading: Book club kit.
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