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The color of water [GRPL Book Club] : a Black man's tribute to his white mother / James McBride.

The color of water [GRPL Book Club] : a Black man's tribute to his white mother

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  • ISBN: 9781594481925 :
  • Physical Description: xix, 328 p. : ill. ; 21 cm.
  • Edition: 1st Riverhead trade pbk. 10th anniversary ed.
  • Publisher: New York : Riverhead Books, 2006.

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General Note: If you would like to request available book club copies, please call 988-5400.
Originally published: 1997.
"Includes a readers guide and a new afterword from the author"--P. [4] of cover.
Summary, etc.: An African American man describes life as the son of a white mother and Black father, reflecting on his mother's contributions to his life and his confusion over his own identity.
Subject: McBride-Jordan, Ruth, 1921-2010.
McBride, James, 1957-
Racially mixed people > New York (State) > New York > Biography.
Mothers > New York (State) > New York > Biography.
Whites > New York (State) > New York > Biography.
Racially mixed people > Race identity.
New York (N.Y.) > Biography.

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