In this beautifully written masterpiece, award-winning author Isabel narrates untold stories of American history: the migration of black citizens who fled the South in search of a better life.

She interviewed more than a thousand people and gained access to new data and official records for the dramatic account of how people’s journeys unfolded, altering the cities and the country.

The story is narrated through the lives of 3 unique individuals from different walks of life.

This book is destined to become a classic, with its depth of research and beautiful portrayal of people and their lives.

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TO DO: Read The Warmth of Other Suns by Isabel Wilkerson.

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