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

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
Title
The warmth of other suns
Title remainder
the epic story of America's great migration
Statement of responsibility
Isabel Wilkerson
Title variation
Great migration
Title variation remainder
the epic story of Americas great migration
Creator
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
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
Tone
Writing style
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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361072
Cataloging source
DLC
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Wilkerson, Isabel
Dewey number
304.80973
Index
index present
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1160
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
bibliography
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True
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  • African Americans
  • Migration, Internal
  • Rural-urban migration
Target audience
adult
http://bibfra.me/vocab/lite/titleRemainder
the epic story of America's great migration
Label
The warmth of other suns : the epic story of America's great migration, Isabel Wilkerson
Instantiates
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (p. [555]-587) and index
Control code
2009049753
Dimensions
25 cm.
Edition
1st ed.
Extent
x, 622 p.
Isbn
9780679444329
Lccn
2009049753
Label
The warmth of other suns : the epic story of America's great migration, Isabel Wilkerson
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (p. [555]-587) and index
Control code
2009049753
Dimensions
25 cm.
Edition
1st ed.
Extent
x, 622 p.
Isbn
9780679444329
Lccn
2009049753

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