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The Color of Water (10th Anniversary Edition)

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As a boy in Brooklyn's Red Hook projects, James McBride knew his mother was different. But when he asked about it, she'd simply say, "I'm light-skinned." Later he wondered if he was different, too, and asked his mother if he was black or white. "You're a human being," she snapped. "Educate yourself or you'll be a nobody!" And when James asked what color God was, she said, "God is the color of water." As an adult, McBride finally persuaded his mother to tell her story - the story of a rabbi's daughter, born in Poland and raised in the South, who fled to Harlem, married a black man, founded a Baptist church, and put twelve children through college. The Color of Water is James McBride's tribute to his remarkable, eccentric, determined mother - and an eloquent exploration of what family really means.

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ISBN: 9781594481925
Publisher: Riverhead Books
Language: English
Page Count: 328
Size: 8.09" l x 5.20" w x 0.83"
Series: N/A