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

Autor: James McBride
Editorial: New York : Riverhead Books, [1996] ©1996
Edición/Formato:   Libro impreso : Biografía : Inglés (eng)Ver todas las ediciones y todos los formatos
Resumen:
Who is Ruth McBride Jordan? A self-declared "light-skinned" woman evasive about her ethnicity, yet steadfast in her love for her twelve 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 memoir.
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Género/Forma: Autobiographies
Biography
Formato físico adicional: Online version:
McBride, James, 1957-
Color of water.
New York : Riverhead Books, 1996
(OCoLC)805924863
Persona designada: Ruth McBride-Jordan; James McBride; James McBride; Ruth McBride-Jordan; Ruth McBride-Jordan; James McBride
Tipo de material: Biografía
Tipo de documento Libro
Todos autores / colaboradores: James McBride
ISBN: 1573220221 9781573220224 9781417788248 1417788240 1573225789 9781573225786 9781594481925 159448192X
Número OCLC: 33044768
Premios: Anisfield-Wolf Book Award, 1997.
Descripción: xiii, 228 pages : illustrations ; 25 cm
Contenido: Dead --
The bicycle --
Kosher --
Black power --
The Old Testament --
The New Testament --
Sam --
Brothers and sisters --
Shul --
School --
Boys --
Daddy --
New York --
Chicken man --
Graduation --
Driving --
Lost in Harlem --
Lost in Delaware --
The promise --
Old man Shilsky --
A bird who flies --
A Jew discovered --
Dennis --
New brown --
Finding Ruthie.
Responsabilidad: James McBride.

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A young African American man describes growing up as one of twelve children of a white mother and Black father, and discusses his mother's contributions to his life and his confusion over his own  Leer más

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I had to read this book as a summer assignment going into high school. I believed that I would hate it, and it would take me forever to finish. On the contrary, I discovered that once I started, I couldn't put the book down. I was captivated. I loved the way McBride used two different points of views...
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