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The book tells the story of the great migration of blacks from the American South to the North and West.
This book should be required reading for all American History students, high school and college, in this country and anyone abroad who studies American History.
Ms. Wilkerson has done some wonderful research on this book and taken care to craft the story in a way that makes it interesting and informative.
In her epic novel, Isabel took the greatest underreported story of the twentieth century, the Great Migration, and made The Warmth of Other Suns, the defining book on the topic. Read morePublished 1 day ago by Ivory
This book is outstanding, and should be required reading in high school, college, or for anyone who wants to understand the history of the U.S. and the role of African-Americans. Read morePublished 5 days ago by Shelley
Excellent book. A must read for African Americans but also good for all Americans. Explains a lot of history.Published 7 days ago by Ernestine Ledbetter
This is a history that has not been told in its entirety nor in the intimate details of the lives of those who left the South for the promise of freedom. Read morePublished 7 days ago by Jane H
Excellent, excellent book. Well written and very enlightening about the Great Migration of African-Americans from the South to the north and the West. Read morePublished 10 days ago by Mrs. Nathalie McFarlane
Great read!! A little lengthy but a must for any history buff!! Lovely story and very inspiringPublished 12 days ago by Staci
This is a fascinating historical documentation of the Great Migration of African Americans to urban centers in various regions of the country. Read morePublished 12 days ago by Anna
I picked up this book haphazardly not knowing how it would change my life. I grew up in one of the small southern towns depicted in the book. Read morePublished 14 days ago by Duttygal86
A terrific book that obviously focuses on the northern African-American migration but has valuable lessons for all immigrant groups.Published 14 days ago by David K. Lachiondo