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The Resource The last ballad : a novel, Wiley Cash

The last ballad : a novel, Wiley Cash

Label
The last ballad : a novel
Title
The last ballad
Title remainder
a novel
Statement of responsibility
Wiley Cash
Creator
Contributor
Author
Narrator
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
  • 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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  • Provided by publisher
  • Adapted from publisher information
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TEFMT
http://library.link/vocab/creatorName
Cash, Wiley
Dewey number
813/.6
Form of composition
not applicable
Format of music
not applicable
Literary text for sound recordings
fiction
Music parts
not applicable
PerformerNote
Read by Karen White and Elizabeth Wiley
http://library.link/vocab/relatedWorkOrContributorDate
1962 April 21-
http://library.link/vocab/relatedWorkOrContributorName
  • White, Karen
  • Wiley, Elizabeth
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Working mothers
  • Textile workers
  • Textile workers
  • Labor union members
  • United States
Transposition and arrangement
not applicable
Label
The last ballad : a novel, Wiley Cash
Instantiates
Publication
Copyright
Note
  • Title from container
  • Compact discs
Capture and storage technique
unknown
Carrier category
audio disc
Carrier category code
  • sd
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Configuration of playback channels
unknown
Content category
spoken word
Content type code
  • spw
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Control code
on1003654923
Dimensions
4 3/4 in.
Dimensions
4 3/4 in. or 12 cm. diameter
Edition
Unabridged.
Extent
12 audio discs (14 hr.)
Governing access note
Restricted to PRINT DISABLED Patrons
Groove width / pitch
not applicable
Isbn
9780062682031
Kind of cutting
not applicable
Kind of disc cylinder or tape
mass produced
Kind of material
plastic with metal
Media category
audio
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • s
Other control number
9780062682031
Other physical details
CD audio, digital
Special playback characteristics
digital recording
Specific material designation
sound disc
Speed
1.4m. per second (discs)
Tape configuration
not applicable
Tape width
not applicable
Label
The last ballad : a novel, Wiley Cash
Publication
Copyright
Note
  • Title from container
  • Compact discs
Capture and storage technique
unknown
Carrier category
audio disc
Carrier category code
  • sd
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Configuration of playback channels
unknown
Content category
spoken word
Content type code
  • spw
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Control code
on1003654923
Dimensions
4 3/4 in.
Dimensions
4 3/4 in. or 12 cm. diameter
Edition
Unabridged.
Extent
12 audio discs (14 hr.)
Governing access note
Restricted to PRINT DISABLED Patrons
Groove width / pitch
not applicable
Isbn
9780062682031
Kind of cutting
not applicable
Kind of disc cylinder or tape
mass produced
Kind of material
plastic with metal
Media category
audio
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • s
Other control number
9780062682031
Other physical details
CD audio, digital
Special playback characteristics
digital recording
Specific material designation
sound disc
Speed
1.4m. per second (discs)
Tape configuration
not applicable
Tape width
not applicable

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