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November 20, 2017

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Adults : Nonfiction for fans of 'The Turner House'

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Seattle Reads 2017: Nonfiction for fans of 'The Turner House' by Angela Flournoy

 

A selection of nonfiction, hand-picked by our librarians, that address some of the themes covered in The Turner House by Angela Flournoy.

 

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The Warmth of Other Suns: The Epic Story of America's Great Migration

The Warmth of Other Suns: The Epic Story of America's Great Migration
Wilkerson, Isabel

Chronicles the decades-long (1915-1970) migration of Black citizens from the South to Northern and Western cities in search of a better life, an exodus of almost six million people that changed the face of America.


Format: Book
Holds: 44 on 26 copies

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Fences

Fences
Wilson, August

Wilson, who was a Seattle playwright, explores how racial discrimination complicates family dynamics in this Pulitzer Prize-winning play (now also a film), one of ten plays in The Pittsburgh Cycle."


Format: Book
Holds: 0 on 10 copies

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