Book :: The Color of Water

The Color of Water
By: James McBride
Pages: 336
Published: 1996
Genre(s): Biography
African American
Memoir
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Who is Ruth McBride Jordan? A self-declared "light-skinned" woman evasive about her ethnicity, yet steadfast in her love for her twelve black children. James McBride, journalist, musician, and son, explores his mother's past, as well as his own upbringing and heritage, in a poignant and powerful debut, The Color Of Water: A Black Man's Tribute to His White Mother. The son of a black minister...

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If there is one book that I'm grateful for the introduction this list provided it's this one! I could not put it down!!!

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