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Friends Welcome Author and Alum Wiley Cash Back to UNCG on February 13

Wednesday, February 13 — UNCG alum Wiley Cash, author of A Land More Kind Than Home. Hodges Reading Room, Jackson Library, 7 p.m. FREE

UNCG grad Wiley Cash (M.A. ‘01) burst onto the book world last year with a literary thriller set in his native Appalachia that met with considerable critical success and landed its young author on the New York Times Best Seller list during its first week of release, then rejoined the list as positive reviews came in and readers learned more about it.It eventually was named a 2012 New York Times Notable Book.

Author of A Land More Kind Than Home, Cash will appear for a talk and book signing at UNCG on February 13, courtesy of the Friends of the UNCG Libraries.The paperback version of the book is being released today, January 22.

An early reviewer in a publication called Fine Print asked two questions that seem to frame the book:
"What would you do if you saw something you weren't supposed to see and got caught in the act? More importantly, if you …