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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

Label
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
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
Awards note
  • National Book Critics Circle Award for Nonfiction, 2010.
  • Anisfield-Wolf Book Award for Nonfiction, 2011.
Biography type
contains biographical information
Cataloging source
DLC
http://library.link/vocab/creatorName
Wilkerson, Isabel
Dewey number
  • 304.80973
  • 304.873
Index
index present
Interest level
High School
LC call number
E185.6
LC item number
.W685 2010
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
bibliography
NLM call number
304.809 W681w
Reading level
9.5
Study program name
Reading Counts RC
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • African Americans
  • Migration, Internal
  • Rural-urban migration
  • African Americans
  • African Americans
  • HISTORY
  • HISTORY
  • SOCIAL SCIENCE
Label
The warmth of other suns : the epic story of America's great migration, Isabel Wilkerson
Instantiates
Publication
Copyright
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references and index
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
  • nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
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
Control code
ocn477270924
Dimensions
25 cm
Edition
First edition.
Extent
x, 622 pages
Isbn
9781448755936
Lccn
2009049753
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • n
System control number
(OCoLC)477270924
Label
The warmth of other suns : the epic story of America's great migration, Isabel Wilkerson
Publication
Copyright
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references and index
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
  • nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
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
Control code
ocn477270924
Dimensions
25 cm
Edition
First edition.
Extent
x, 622 pages
Isbn
9781448755936
Lccn
2009049753
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • n
System control number
(OCoLC)477270924

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