ECU's Pirate Read selection for 2018-2019 is The Last Ballad by Wiley Cash.
To learn more about the Pirate Read program, visit ECU's First Year Student site.
To learn more about the book, visit the author's website and browse through this resource guide. You will find reviews, discussion guides, topics of interest and other resources related to the book by using the links above.
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Wiley Cash is the New York Times bestselling author of the novels The Last Ballad, A Land More Kind than Home, and This Dark Road to Mercy. The founder of the Open Canon Book Club, he has been a fellow at the MacDowell Colony, Yaddo, and the Weymouth Center. He 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.