The warmth of other suns: The Epic Story of America's Great Migration

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table_of_contents In the land of the forefathers. Leaving ; The Great Migration, 1915-1970 -- Beginnings. Ida Mae Brandon Gladney ; The stirrings of discontent ; George Swanson Starling ; Robert Joseph Pershing Foster ; A burdensome labor ; The Awakening ; Breaking away -- Exodus. The appointed time of their coming ; Crossing over -- The kinder mistress. Chicago ; New York ; Los Angeles ; The things they left behind ; Transplanted in alien soil ; Divisions ; To bend in strange winds ; The other side of Jordan ; Complications ; The river keeps running ; The prodigals ; Disillusionment ; Revolutions ; The fullness of the migration -- Aftermath. In the places they left ; Losses ; More North and West than South ; Redemption ; And, perhaps, to bloom ; The winter of their lives; The emancipation of Ida Mae.
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title The warmth of other suns : The Epic Story of America's Great Migration
title_display The warmth of other suns : the epic story of America's great migration
title_full The Warmth of Other Suns The Epic Story of America's Great Migration, The warmth of other suns : the epic story of America's great migration / Isabel Wilkerson
title_short The warmth of other suns :
title_sort warmth of other suns the epic story of america's great migration
title_sub The Epic Story of America's Great Migration
topic African American Nonfiction, African Americans Migrations History 20th century, History, Migration, Internal United States History 20th century, Nonfiction, Rural-urban migration United States History 20th century
topic_facet African American Nonfiction, African Americans, History, Migration, Internal, Migrations, Nonfiction, Rural-urban migration