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

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

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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
Creator
Contributor
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
Biography type
contains biographical information
Cataloging source
DMM
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Wilkerson, Isabel
Dewey number
304.80973
Index
index present
LC call number
E185.6
LC item number
.W685 2010
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
bibliography
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OverDrive, Inc
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  • Great Migration, ca. 1914-ca. 1970
  • African Americans
  • Migration, Internal
  • Rural-urban migration
Target audience
adult
Label
The warmth of other suns : the epic story of America's great migration, Isabel Wilkerson, (electronic resource)
Link
Instantiates
Publication
Note
Description based on print version record
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
Edition
1st ed.
Extent
1 online resource (x, 622 p.)
Form of item
  • online
  • electronic
Isbn
9780679604075
Isbn Type
(electronic bk. : Adobe EPUB)
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ead27197-6300-4f6b-83b2-b921d8ddee66
Specific material designation
remote
System control number
  • (OCoLC)ocn668211887
  • (OCoLC)668211887
  • 719385
Label
The warmth of other suns : the epic story of America's great migration, Isabel Wilkerson, (electronic resource)
Link
Publication
Note
Description based on print version record
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
Edition
1st ed.
Extent
1 online resource (x, 622 p.)
Form of item
  • online
  • electronic
Isbn
9780679604075
Isbn Type
(electronic bk. : Adobe EPUB)
http://library.link/vocab/ext/overdrive/overdriveId
ead27197-6300-4f6b-83b2-b921d8ddee66
Specific material designation
remote
System control number
  • (OCoLC)ocn668211887
  • (OCoLC)668211887
  • 719385

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