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The original item was published from December 1, 2020 1:26 PM to December 1, 2020 1:26 PM
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Wandering in Strange Lands by Morgan Jerkins
A Daughter of the Great Migration Reclaims Her Roots // Between 1916 to 1970, six million black Americans left the South for jobs in a movement known as The Great Migration. In this fascinating and personal exploration, Jerkins recreates her ancestors’ journeys across America.
American Sherlock by Kate Winkler Dawson
Murder, forensics, and the birth of American CSI // Dawson captures the life of Edward Oscar Heinrich, known as the “American Sherlock Holmes” and one of America’s greatest—and first—forensic scientists whose skill for finding clues was almost supernatural.
Transcendent Kingdom by Yaa Gyasi
Gifty’s brother died of a heroin overdose after an injury left him hooked on OxyContin, and her suicidal mother is living in her bed. Gifty is determined to discover the scientific basis for the suffering she sees all around her.
Sharks in the Time of Saviors by Kawai Strong Washburn
Seven-year-old Nainoa falls overboard to sharks, only to be returned safely in the jaws of a shark. His rescue hailed by his family as a sign from the Hawaiian gods, but as time passes, this supposed divine favor begins to drive the family apart.
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