9781573225786

The Color of Water A Black Man's Tribute to His White Mother

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  • ISBN13:

    9781573225786

  • ISBN10:

    1573225789

  • Edition: Revised
  • Format: Paperback
  • Copyright: 2/1/1997
  • Publisher: Riverhead Trade
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""James McBride evokes his childhood trek across,the great racial divide with the kind of power and,grace that touches and uplifts all our hearts."" -,Bebe Moore Campbell""A triumph...The two stories, son's and mother'sbeautifully juxtaposed, strike a graceful note at,a time of racial polarization."" - The New York,Times Book Review

Author Biography

James McBride is an accomplished musician and author of the New York Times bestseller, The Color of Water. His second book, Miracle at St. Anna, was optioned for film in 2007 by Black Butterfly Productions with noted American filmmaker Spike Lee directing and co-producing. McBride has written for the Washington Post, People, the Boston Globe, Essence, Rolling Stone, and the New York Times. He is a graduate of Oberlin College. He was awarded a master’s in journalism from New York’s Columbia University at the age of twenty-two. McBride holds several honorary doctorates and is a Distinguished Writer in Residence at New York University. McBride lives in Pennsylvania and New York.

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