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The warmth of others suns / [sound recording] : the epic story of America's great migration/ Isabel Wilkerson; read by Robin Miles.

Wilkerson, Isabel. (Author). Miles, Robin. (Narrator). Brilliance Audio, (Firm) (Added Author).
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Schricker Main Library BCD 304.809 WIL (Text) 30032001610473 AUDIOBOOK Available -

Record details

  • ISBN: 9781455814213: CMD:
  • Physical Description: 19 sound discs (22 hr.): digital; 4 3/4 in.
  • Edition: Unabr. ed.
  • Publisher: Grand Haven, Mich.: Brilliance Audio, p2011.

Content descriptions

Bibliography, etc. Note: Includes bibliographical references (p. [555]-587) and index.
Formatted Contents Note: 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.
Participant or Performer Note: Read by Robin Miles.
Summary, etc.: 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.
System Details Note: Compact disc.
Subject: African Americans > Migrations > History > 20th century.
Migration, Internal > United States > History > 20th century.
Rural-urban migration > United States > History > 20th century.
Genre: Audiobooks.

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