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

Autore: James McBride
Pubblicazione: New York : Riverhead Books, [1996] ©1996
Edizione/Formato:   Libro a stampa : Biography : English
Sommario:
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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Genere/formato: Autobiographies
Biography
Informazioni aggiuntive sul formato: Online version:
McBride, James, 1957-
Color of water.
New York : Riverhead Books, 1996
(OCoLC)805924863
Persona nominata: Ruth McBride-Jordan; James McBride; James McBride; Ruth McBride-Jordan; Ruth McBride-Jordan; James McBride
Tipo materiale: Biography
Tipo documento Libro
Tutti gli autori / Collaboratori: James McBride
ISBN: 1573220221 9781573220224 9781417788248 1417788240 1573225789 9781573225786 9781594481925 159448192X
Numero OCLC: 33044768
Riconoscimenti: Anisfield-Wolf Book Award, 1997.
Descrizione: xiii, 228 pages : illustrations ; 25 cm
Contenuti: 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.
Responsabilità: James McBride.

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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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