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Wiley Cash

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Wiley Cash is theNew York Times best selling author of The Last Ballad, A Land More Kind than Home, and This Dark Road to Mercy (William Morrow/HarperCollins). He currently serves as the writer-in-residence at the University of North Carolina-Asheville and teaches in the Mountainview Low-Residency MFA. He lives in North Carolina with his wife and their two young daughters. Please visit wileycash.com to check the scheduled events for his book tour in the fall of 2017.

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Average rating: 3.84 · 32,143 ratings · 5,026 reviews · 7 distinct worksSimilar authors
A Land More Kind Than Home

3.85 avg rating — 20,964 ratings — published 2012 — 30 editions
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This Dark Road to Mercy

3.75 avg rating — 7,142 ratings — published 2014 — 25 editions
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The Last Ballad

3.91 avg rating — 3,991 ratings — published 2017 — 17 editions
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The Rain Barrel: The inters...

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Unti Wiley Cash #4

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Wiley Cash voted for The Refugees as Best Fiction in the Opening Round of the 2017 Goodreads Choice Awards.
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"I'm convinced that Wiley Cash cannot write a bad book. While this one was a little slow out of the gates, once it settled in the story is absolutely amazing. "
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"Part historical novel part social commentary, this book was hard to put down. The need to what happens next is frustrating and it's written so well. I wouldn't have imagined a historical novel about the labor movement in south would even interest..." Read more of this review »
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"I have read all of Wiley Cash's books and I while I definitely enjoyed the first two, The Last Ballad, his third book, is definitely my favorite. The writing is so beautiful that I read the book slowly so I could savor his words. I felt like I was..." Read more of this review »
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“I've heard it said before that those who don't learn from the past are bound to repeat it, and I just don't know what I think about that. I figure I don't have too much use for it. The past will just weigh on you if you spend too much time remembering it.”
Wiley Cash, A Land More Kind Than Home

“It's a good thing to see that people can heal after they've been broken, that they can change and become something different from what they were before.”
Wiley Cash, A Land More Kind Than Home

“But since then I've learned to just go ahead and take fairness out of the equation. If you do, things stand the chance of making a whole lot more sense.”
Wiley Cash, A Land More Kind Than Home

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