A Land More Kind than Home

May 15, 2012


Wiley Cash's debut novel, "A Land More Kind than Home" (William Morrow/2012), captures the cadence and character of a small, western North Carolina town. After a dangerous preacher causes the death of one townsperson, tragedy strikes

again and a sequence of events are set into motion with devastating consequences for the town. Host Frank Stasio talks to Cash about his new novel and how his time in North Carolina inspired the book.