Wiley Cash’s “The Last Ballad” is a fictionalized version of the violent 1929 Loray Mill strike in Gastonia.
Wiley Cash’s “The Last Ballad” is a fictionalized version of the violent 1929 Loray Mill strike in Gastonia. Graham/REX Shutterstock AP
Wiley Cash’s “The Last Ballad” is a fictionalized version of the violent 1929 Loray Mill strike in Gastonia. Graham/REX Shutterstock AP

Bestselling author Wiley Cash brings Gastonia mill strike to vivid life

October 07, 2017 02:35 PM