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The warmth of other suns : the epic story of America's great migration

Author: Isabel Wilkerson
Publisher: New York : Random House, [2010] ©2010
Edition/Format:   Print book : Biography : English : First editionView all editions and formats
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In this epic, beautifully written masterwork, Pulitzer Prize-winning author Isabel Wilkerson chronicles one of the great untold stories of American history: the decades-long migration of black citizens who fled the South for northern and western cities, in search of a better life. From 1915 to 1970, this exodus of almost six million people changed the face of America.
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Genre/Form: History
Material Type: Biography, Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: Isabel Wilkerson
ISBN: 9780679444329 0679444327 9781448755936 144875593X 9780679763888 0679763880
OCLC Number: 477270924
Awards: National Book Critics Circle Award for Nonfiction, 2010.
Anisfield-Wolf Book Award for Nonfiction, 2011.
Description: x, 622 pages ; 25 cm
Contents: In the land of the forefathers. Leaving ; The Great Migration, 1915-1970 --
Beginnings. Ida Mae Brandon Gladney ; The stirrings of discontent ; George Swanson Starling ; Robert Joseph Pershing Foster ; A burdensome labor ; The Awakening ; Breaking away --
Exodus. The appointed time of their coming ; Crossing over --
The kinder mistress. Chicago ; New York ; Los Angeles ; The things they left behind ; Transplanted in alien soil ; Divisions ; To bend in strange winds ; The other side of Jordan ; Complications ; The river keeps running ; The prodigals ; Disillusionment ; Revolutions ; The fullness of the migration --
Aftermath. In the places they left ; Losses ; More North and West than South ; Redemption ; And, perhaps, to bloom ; The winter of their lives ; The emancipation of Ida Mae.
Responsibility: Isabel Wilkerson.

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In this epic, beautifully written masterwork, Pulitzer Prize-winning author Isabel Wilkerson chronicles one of the great untold stories of American history: the decades-long migration of black citizens who fled the South for northern and western cities, in search of a better life. From 1915 to 1970, this exodus of almost six million people changed the face of America.
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