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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
warmth of other suns
Title variation remainder
the epic story of Americas great migration
Creator
Contributor
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Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
An epic history covering the period from the end of World War I through the 1970s chronicles the decades-long migration of African Americans from the South to the North and West through the stories of three individuals and their families
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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
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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
Awards note
Dayton Literary Peace Prize Runner Up, 2011.
Biography type
contains biographical information
http://library.link/vocab/ext/novelist/bookUI
361072
Cataloging source
BTCTA
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Wilkerson, Isabel
Dewey number
304.80973
Form of composition
not applicable
Format of music
not applicable
Index
no index present
http://library.link/vocab/ext/novelist/lexile
1160
Literary form
non fiction
Literary text for sound recordings
history
Music parts
not applicable
Nature of contents
bibliography
PerformerNote
Read by Robin Miles
http://library.link/vocab/relatedWorkOrContributorName
Miles, Robin
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True
Series statement
Brilliance Audio on Compact Disc
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • African Americans
  • Migration, Internal
  • Rural-urban migration
Target audience
adult
http://bibfra.me/vocab/lite/titleRemainder
the epic story of America's great migration
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not applicable
Label
The warmth of other suns : the epic story of America's great migration, Isabel Wilkerson
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Publication
Note
  • Unabridged
  • Compact discs
  • In container (18 cm.)
Capture and storage technique
digital storage
Carrier category
audio disc
Carrier category code
sd
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Configuration of playback channels
stereophonic
Content category
spoken word
Content type code
spw
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 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
Dimensions
4 3/4 in.
Dimensions
4 3/4 in. or 12 cm. diameter
Extent
19 audio discs (22 hr., 55 min.)
Groove width / pitch
not applicable
Isbn
9781455814213
Kind of cutting
not applicable
Kind of disc cylinder or tape
mass produced
Kind of material
plastic with metal
Lccn
2012616893
Media category
audio
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
s
Other control number
9781455814213
Other physical details
digital
Publisher number
BN925
Special playback characteristics
digital recording
Specific material designation
sound disc
Speed
1.4m. per second (discs)
System control number
(OCoLC)693810883
Tape configuration
not applicable
Tape width
not applicable
Label
The warmth of other suns : the epic story of America's great migration, Isabel Wilkerson
Publication
Note
  • Unabridged
  • Compact discs
  • In container (18 cm.)
Capture and storage technique
digital storage
Carrier category
audio disc
Carrier category code
sd
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Configuration of playback channels
stereophonic
Content category
spoken word
Content type code
spw
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 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
Dimensions
4 3/4 in.
Dimensions
4 3/4 in. or 12 cm. diameter
Extent
19 audio discs (22 hr., 55 min.)
Groove width / pitch
not applicable
Isbn
9781455814213
Kind of cutting
not applicable
Kind of disc cylinder or tape
mass produced
Kind of material
plastic with metal
Lccn
2012616893
Media category
audio
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
s
Other control number
9781455814213
Other physical details
digital
Publisher number
BN925
Special playback characteristics
digital recording
Specific material designation
sound disc
Speed
1.4m. per second (discs)
System control number
(OCoLC)693810883
Tape configuration
not applicable
Tape width
not applicable

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