The Warmth of Other Suns by Isabel Wilkerson

Illustration: Silja Götz
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The Warmth of Other Suns: The Epic Story of America's Great Migration
By Isabel Wilkerson
640 pages; Random House

The dramatic stories of three African-Americans who fled the brutal Jim Crow South to make their way north. Nonfiction that reads like great fiction.

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