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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
9
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
Oct 13, 2020
#NatesReads is back and this month’s book is “The Warmth of Other Suns — The Epic Story of America’s Great Migration”. It’s one of the most comprehensive and fascinating books I’ve ever read. Thank you for this historical masterpiece @Isabelwilkerson      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
Apr 06, 2021
Of the 17 books I’ve read in 2021, Caste is by far the best. 5 stars from me! Be prepared to be sickened, moved to tears, inspired. Didn’t think she could top one of my lifetime favs, her book, Warmth of Other Suns. Both are MUST READS. Thank you ⁦@Isabelwilkerson⁩      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
@kimakimberlin @jhnrbry It’s sooooooooo good. My favorite. On my top ten of books. Seriously.      source
Feb 16, 2021
Shonda Rhimes is taking on the the Great Migration for Netflix ⁦@qz⁩ An incredible book. Outstanding that #ShondaRhimes is making the movie! #TheWarmthOfOtherSuns #IsabelleWilkerson      source