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The color of water : a black man's tribute to his white mother

Author: James McBride; Noel Gallahar; Mary Gillard
Publisher: North Hobart : Hear A Book, 1999.
Edition/Format:   Audiobook on Cassette : Cassette recording : EnglishView all editions and formats
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James McBride grew up one of twelve siblings in an all-black housing project in Brooklyn, the son of a black minister and a woman who would not admit she was white. His mother was an inspiring figure who saw her dozen children through college, and many through graduate school. In her son's remarkable memoir, she tells in her own words the story of her past. This is a powerful portrait of growing up and a beautifully  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Biography
Named Person: Ruth McBride-Jordan; James McBride
Material Type: Audio book, etc.
Document Type: Sound Recording
All Authors / Contributors: James McBride; Noel Gallahar; Mary Gillard
ISBN: 1864722746 9781864722741
OCLC Number: 222114042
Performer(s): Narrators : Noel Gallahar & Mary Gillard.
Description: 6 sound cassettes (ca. 9 hr.) : 2 track, mono.
Responsibility: James McBride.

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James McBride grew up one of twelve siblings in an all-black housing project in Brooklyn, the son of a black minister and a woman who would not admit she was white. His mother was an inspiring figure who saw her dozen children through college, and many through graduate school. In her son's remarkable memoir, she tells in her own words the story of her past. This is a powerful portrait of growing up and a beautifully crafted hymn from a son to his mother.

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