Search Results: "Wiley Cash"


BOOK REVIEW

CASH by Johnny Cash
BIOGRAPHY & MEMOIR
Released: Nov. 1, 1997

"Mostly, though, a pungent, substantive autobiography from one the most iconoclastic talents on the American music scene. (32 pages b&w photos, not seen) ($200,000 ad/promo; author tour)"
A humble, happy look back from the man in black. Read full book review >

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THIS DARK ROAD TO MERCY by Wiley Cash
FICTION & LITERATURE
Released: Jan. 28, 2014

"A story of family, blood loyalty and making choices that can seem right but end up wrong."
Cash (A Land More Kind Than Home, 2012) follows his evocative debut with another striking take on Southern literature. Read full book review >

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FICTION & LITERATURE
Released: April 17, 2012

"An evocative work about love, fate and redemption."
Up beyond Asheville, near where Gunter Mountain falls into Tennessee, evil has come to preach in a house of worship where venomous snakes and other poisons are sacraments. Read full book review >

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CASH LANDING by James Grippando
FICTION & LITERATURE
Released: June 9, 2015

"Andie's bridegroom, series regular Jack Swyteck, turns up in the last chapter to help slam the door on this zany, overlong caper. But it's hard to care which of these lowlifes ends up on top when they're all so despicable."
Thieves fall out over a fabulous jackpot that somehow isn't quite enough to go around. Read full book review >

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JOHNNY CASH by Garth Campbell
BIOGRAPHY & MEMOIR
Released: April 1, 2004

"An episode of 'Behind the Music' would tell you more about Johnny Cash than this lazy rehash."
Barely six months after the country singer's death, a superficial biography by music writer Campbell. Read full book review >

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JOHNNY CASH by Robert Hilburn
BIOGRAPHY & MEMOIR
Released: Oct. 29, 2013

"The personal knowledge aided by extensive archival research and always compelling, accessible writing make this an instant-classic music biography with something to offer all generations of listeners."
Veteran music writer Hilburn (Cornflakes with John Lennon, 2009) masterfully separates fiction from fact in an exhaustive, but never exhausting, biography of the legendary musician. Read full book review >

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JOHNNY CASH by Anne E. Neimark
BIOGRAPHY
Released: April 1, 2007

In compelling, if occasionally purple, prose—"While his demon pills had power beyond measure, part of Johnny wanted to defy them"—Neimark chronicles The Man in Black's hardworking youth, meteoric rise to fame and years of struggle with chemical dependency. Read full book review >

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The Wiley Kids in the Adventure of Cottonwood Canyon by The Wiley Kids
Released: March 22, 2015

"A well-written blend of education and entertainment, with relatable young protagonists and a deft 21st-century twist on historical sleuthing."
In this lively and inventive e-book, five canyoneering young friends shift into detective mode when they stumble upon a mystery rooted in Native American history. Read full book review >

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CAT GOT YOUR CASH by Julie Chase
FICTION & LITERATURE
Released: April 11, 2017

"Chase's loyalty to her damsel in distress-turned-hero pattern makes this sophomore outing more or less indistinguishable from her debut and from many other entries in its subgenre."
A New Orleans pet clothing designer has her hands full balancing a murder investigation with the well-being of two Siamese cats who come into her care. Read full book review >

BOOK REVIEW

NON-FICTION
Released: Nov. 1, 2012

"Though occasionally dry, this sincere exposé of wrongdoing will appeal to readers interested in social justice, court reform and children's rights."
An investigative journalist uncovers the greed and disregard for liberty at the heart of a judicial scandal that had lasting repercussions for children in Pennsylvania. Read full book review >

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BIOGRAPHY & MEMOIR
Released: May 12, 1995

"The bottom line: An outsider's one-dimensional take on a consequential magnate whose achievements require a more accomplished Boswell."
A barely serviceable biography of the billionaire businessman who controls CBS Inc. from a journalist who doesn't quite know what to make of him. Read full book review >