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African American Experience: South to North
Throughout the 20th century, African-Americans fled southern states to escape persecution and seek opportunities further north. This series pairs Isabel Wilkerson’s masterful history of this Great Migration with fiction and memoir that illuminate the north/south divide.
Books in this Series
- Richard Wright, Black Boy
- Jean Toomer, Cane
- Ernest J. Gaines, In My Father’s House
- Isabel Wilkerson, The Warmth of Other Suns
- Alan Berolzheimer- Travel radius: statewide
- Suzanne H. Brown- Travel radius: statewide
- Merilyn Burrington- Travel radius: Addison, Chittenden, Franklin, Grand Isle
- Eric A. Bye- Travel radius: Addison, Bennington, Rutland, Windham, Windsor
- Elayne Clift- Travel radius: Bennington, Rutland, Windham, Windsor
- Cheryl Heneveld- Travel radius: Chittenden, Essex, Franklin, Lamoille, Orange, Orleans
- Gina Logan- Travel radius: statewide
- Deborah Lee Luskin- Travel radius: statewide (negotiable)
- Florence McCloud- Travel radius: Chittenden, Franklin, Grand Isle, Lamoille, Washington
- Barbara Mieder- Travel radius: Addison, Chittenden, Franklin, Lamoille, Washington
- Charles Rossiter- Travel radius: Bennington, Windham, Windsor, Rutland
- Jim Schley- Travel radius: statewide
- Richard M. Wizansky- Travel radius: Bennington, Windham, Windsor
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