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

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The warmth of other suns : the epic story of America's great migration
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The warmth of other suns
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the epic story of America's great migration
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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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Title
The warmth of other suns
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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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Tone
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Award
  • ALA Notable Book, 2011.
  • Booklist Editors' Choice, 2010.
  • Hurston/Wright Legacy Award: Nonfiction, 2011.
  • Library Journal Best Books, 2010.
  • Mark Lynton History Prize, 2011.
  • National Book Critics Circle Award for Non-Fiction, 2010.
  • New York Times Notable Book, 2010
Biography type
contains biographical information
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DLC
Dewey number
305.80973
Index
index present
LC call number
E185.6
LC item number
.W685 2010
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1160
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non fiction
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The warmth of other suns : the epic story of America's great migration, Isabel Wilkerson
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Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (p. [555]-587) and index
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 crossing ; 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
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ocn477270924
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25 cm.
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Edition
1st ed.
Extent
x, 622 p.
Isbn
9780679444329
Isbn Type
(alk. paper)
Lccn
2009049753
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(OCoLC)477270924

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