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The Warmth of Other Suns: The Epic Story of America’s Great Migration by Isabel Wilkerson.. This thorough and richly layered history of the waves of African American migration out of the South during the middle of the last century is told by following individual lives through painful upheaval in the struggle to realize the American Dream.

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"… a landmark piece of nonfiction.."

New York Times

"Scholarly but very readable, this book, for all its rigor, is so absorbing, it should come with a caveat: Pick it up only when you can lose yourself entirely.."

Oprah Magazine

Author bio: Isabel Wilkerson, who spent most of her career as a national correspondent and bureau chief at The New York Times, is the first black woman to win a Pulitzer Prize in the history of American journalism and was the first black American to win for individual reporting. More information can be found here:

Book Details: General Nonfiction; (768 pp. Illustrated: Kindle/Audiobook/Print editions)

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