☃ The Warmth of Other Suns PDF / Epub ✑ Author Isabel Wilkerson – E17streets4all.co.uk 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 of Other ePUB ☆ 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 The Warmth Epub / western cities in search of a better life From to this exodus of almost six million people changed the face of America Wilkerson compares this epic migration to the migrations of other peoples in history Warmth of Other PDF ☆ She interviewed than a thousand people and gained access to new data and official records to write this definitive and vividly dramatic account of how these American journeys unfolded altering our cities our country and ourselvesWith stunning historical detail Wilkerson tells this story through the lives of three uniue individuals Ida Mae Gladney who in left sharecropping and prejudice in Mississippi for Chicago where she achieved uiet blue collar success and in old age voted for Barack Obama when he ran for an Illinois Senate seat; sharp and uick tempered George Starling who in fled Florida for Harlem where he endangered his job fighting for civil rights saw his family fall and finally found peace in God; and Robert Foster who left Louisiana in to pursue a medical career the personal physician to Ray Charles as part of a glitteringly successful medical career which allowed him to purchase a grand home where he often threw exuberant partiesWilkerson brilliantly captures their first treacherous and exhausting cross country trips by car and train and their new lives in colonies that grew into ghettos as well as how they changed these cities with southern food faith and culture and improved them with discipline drive and hard work Both a riveting microcosm and a major assessment The Warmth of Other Suns is a bold remarkable and riveting work a superb account of an “unrecognized immigration” within our own land Through the breadth of its narrative the beauty of the writing the depth of its research and the fullness of the people and lives portrayed herein this book is destined to become a classic.
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- 622 pages
- The Warmth of Other Suns
- Isabel Wilkerson
- 10 January 2016 Isabel Wilkerson