04/11/22 @ 2:00pm –
04/11/22 @ 3:00pm
Discover new authors, meet new people, and enjoy a lively discussion of our chosen book. Finishing the book is not required to join the conversation.
Registration is required.
Registration starts: 03/07/2022 @ 4:00pm
Registration end: 04/11/2022 @ 2:15pm
Based on actual events surrounding the attempts to unionize the textile mills of North Carolina in 1929, The Last Ballad is the story of Ella May Wiggins, a young woman battling for a living wage, dignity, and safety in the workplace. Told from multiple perspectives, this lyrical novel describes the struggle against the oppression and exploitation of workers in a historical context which has repercussions that still resonate in contemporary workplaces.