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The Warmth of Other Suns

The Epic Story of America's Great Migration

Isabel Wilkerson

In this epic, beautifully written masterwork, author 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. Wilkerson...
Publish Date
2011
October 4
First Published in 2010
Goodreads rating
4.38
ISBN
8580001042800
Recommendations
5
Recommendations
Jun 12, 2019
Some of my favorite reads right now! Wow!! 💥💥💥 All of these 📚 are powerful and magnificent reads. @Isabelwilkerson @mirajacob @ChimamandaReal I love these authors and I love reading so much!! Best gift in the world 🎁 🎁 Hit me with the books you’re loving right now!     source
Aug 06, 2020
If you need a reading list this thread is golden. I ordered 10+ books already. First up for me wasn’t on the list (I don’t think?) but is “The Warmth of other Suns” by @Isabelwilkerson     source
Aug 01, 2019
I don’t trust people who haven’t read THE WARMTH OF OTHER SUNS. It’s one of the most important and excellent books written in the last century:     source
Aug 06, 2020
@Isabelwilkerson I shoved THE WARMTH OF OTHER SUNS into so many hands; actually joy-squeaked when I heard your @throughlineNPR episode intro. Off to get your book at @vromans!     source