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Individual Author Record

General Information

Name:  Isabel Wilkerson  

Pen Name: None

Genre: Non-Fiction

Audience: Adult;

Born: in Washington, District of Columbia


-- Website -- http://isabelwilkerson.com/
-- Isabel Wilkerson on WorldCat -- http://www.worldcat.org/search?q=isabel++wilkerson+


Illinois Connection

Isabel worked in Chicago for several years as the Chicago Bureau Chief for the New York Times Newspaper.

Biographical and Professional Information

Isabel is a Journalist, writer, and educator. In 1994, Isabel Wilkerson became the first African American woman to win a Pulitzer Prize in the history of American journalism. Also, she was the first African American to win the prize for individual reporting.To contact Isabel please write to:Isabel Wilkerson, 2221 Peachtree Road, Box D-225, Atlanta, GA 30309


Speaking Engagements

Speaking Engagement Availability (Yes) Jayme Boucher Random House Speakers Bureau 212-940-7309 [mailto:jboucher@randomhouse.com jboucher@randomhouse.com] [http://www.rhspeakers.com/speaker/isabel-wilkerson www.rhspeakers.com/speaker/isabel-wilkerson]

Selected Titles At Your Library

The warmth of other suns :
ISBN: 0679444327. OCLC Number: 477270924

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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.

The warmth of other suns :
ISBN: 9781491545423. OCLC Number: 881023508

. .

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.