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The Resource The warmth of other suns : the epic story of America's great migration, Isabel Wilkerson, (sound recording)

The warmth of other suns : the epic story of America's great migration, Isabel Wilkerson, (sound recording)

Label
The warmth of other suns : the epic story of America's great migration
Title
The warmth of other suns
Title remainder
the epic story of America's great migration
Statement of responsibility
Isabel Wilkerson
Title variation
warmth of other suns
Title variation remainder
the epic story of Americas great migration
Creator
Contributor
Author
Narrator
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
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 western cities, in search of a better life. From 1915 to 1970, this exodus of almost six million people changed the face of America
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Summary
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 western cities, in search of a better life. From 1915 to 1970, this exodus of almost six million people changed the face of America
Tone
Writing style
Award
  • ALA Notable Book, 2011.
  • Booklist Editors' Choice, 2010.
  • Hurston/Wright Legacy Award: Nonfiction, 2011.
  • Library Journal Best Books, 2010.
  • Mark Lynton History Prize, 2011.
  • National Book Critics Circle Award for Non-Fiction, 2010.
  • New York Times Notable Book, 2010
Biography type
contains biographical information
http://library.link/vocab/ext/novelist/bookUI
361072
Cataloging source
BTCTA
http://library.link/vocab/creatorName
Wilkerson, Isabel
Dewey number
304.80973
Form of composition
not applicable
Format of music
not applicable
Index
no index present
LC call number
E185.6
LC item number
.W685 2011ab
http://library.link/vocab/ext/novelist/lexile
  • 1160
  • 1160
Literary form
non fiction
Literary text for sound recordings
fiction
Music parts
not applicable
Nature of contents
bibliography
PerformerNote
Performed by Robin Miles
http://library.link/vocab/relatedWorkOrContributorName
Miles, Robin
http://library.link/vocab/resourcePreferred
True
Series statement
Brilliance Audio on Compact Disc
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • African Americans
  • African Americans
  • Migration, Internal
  • Rural-urban migration
Target audience
adult
http://bibfra.me/vocab/lite/titleRemainder
the epic story of America's great migration
Transposition and arrangement
not applicable
Label
The warmth of other suns : the epic story of America's great migration, Isabel Wilkerson, (sound recording)
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Publication
Copyright
Note
  • Compact discs
  • Duration: 23:00:00
Capture and storage technique
digital storage
Carrier category
audio disc
Carrier category code
  • sd
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Configuration of playback channels
stereophonic
Content category
spoken word
Content type code
  • spw
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Dimensions
4 3/4 in.
Dimensions
4 3/4 in. or 12 cm. diameter
Edition
Unabridged library edition.
Extent
19 audio discs (23 hr.)
Groove width / pitch
not applicable
Isbn
9781455814237
Kind of cutting
not applicable
Kind of disc cylinder or tape
mass produced
Kind of material
plastic with metal
Media category
audio
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • s
Other control number
9781455814213
Other physical details
digital, CD audio
Special playback characteristics
digital recording
Specific material designation
sound disc
Speed
1.4m. per second (discs)
System control number
  • 693810883
  • (OCoLC)693810883
Tape configuration
not applicable
Tape width
not applicable
Label
The warmth of other suns : the epic story of America's great migration, Isabel Wilkerson, (sound recording)
Publication
Copyright
Note
  • Compact discs
  • Duration: 23:00:00
Capture and storage technique
digital storage
Carrier category
audio disc
Carrier category code
  • sd
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Configuration of playback channels
stereophonic
Content category
spoken word
Content type code
  • spw
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Dimensions
4 3/4 in.
Dimensions
4 3/4 in. or 12 cm. diameter
Edition
Unabridged library edition.
Extent
19 audio discs (23 hr.)
Groove width / pitch
not applicable
Isbn
9781455814237
Kind of cutting
not applicable
Kind of disc cylinder or tape
mass produced
Kind of material
plastic with metal
Media category
audio
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • s
Other control number
9781455814213
Other physical details
digital, CD audio
Special playback characteristics
digital recording
Specific material designation
sound disc
Speed
1.4m. per second (discs)
System control number
  • 693810883
  • (OCoLC)693810883
Tape configuration
not applicable
Tape width
not applicable

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