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The Warmth of Other Suns: The Epic Story of America's Great Migration
The Warmth of Other Suns The Epic Story of America's Great Migration
Author: Isabel Wilkerson
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 chan...  more »
ISBN-13: 9780679763888
ISBN-10: 0679763880
Publication Date: 10/4/2011
Pages: 622
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4.5 stars, based on 19 ratings
Publisher: Vintage Books
Book Type: Paperback
Members Wishing: 307
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This is a long book, but well worth the read. I couldn't put it down and I feel after reading it that I have a new perspective on this part of our nation's history.

It is so well researched and helps to put in perspective the struggles of African Americans and how those struggles relate even to our present day.

I understand why it has a wish list on PBS of over 300 people. I absolutely loved the book!
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This is an awesomely written book! Wilkerson did a great job of researching this topic. I read every page and enjoyed it. It puts the subject of color in America in a new perspective for me.
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