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Isabel Wilkerson | Annual Oral History Association Meeting

This event requires registration and will take place at Sheraton Salt Lake City Hotel at 150 W 500 S, Salt Lake City, UT 84101. Registration information can be found here

Pulitzer Prize winner and National Humanities Medalist Isabel Wilkerson is the keynote speaker at the Annual Oral History Association Meeting. 

Wilkerson is the author of The New York Times bestseller The Warmth of Other Suns and the winner of the National Book Critics Circle Award for Nonfiction.

In her bestselling and award-winning masterwork, The Warmth of Other Suns, Isabel Wilkerson chronicles one of the greatest 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. To this day we have barely understood the full impact of this movement that was driven not by one single leader, but by six million Americans seeking political asylum in their own country. This migration reshaped culture and politics, North and South, and set in motion the current racial challenges and disparities we now face as a country.

GET YOUR COPY NOW! Pre-order your signed copy of The Warmth of Other Suns today, by either calling the store at 801-484-9100 or ordering online. Please specify if you will be attending the event and if you want your book personalized.

Event date: 
Friday, October 18, 2019 - 11:45am
Event address: 
Sheraton Salt Lake City Hotel
150 W 500 S
Salt Lake City, UT 84101
The Warmth of Other Suns: The Epic Story of America's Great Migration Cover Image
ISBN: 9780679763888
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Published: Vintage - October 4th, 2011

The Warmth of Other Suns: The Epic Story of America's Great Migration Cover Image
ISBN: 9780679444329
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Published: Random House - September 7th, 2010