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The Color of Water- A Black Man's Tribute to His White Mother
The Color of Water- A Black Man's Tribute to His White Mother
Author: James McBride
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 wh...  more »
ISBN: 118464
Publication Date: 2/2006
Pages: 328
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Publisher: The Berkley Publishing Company
Book Type: Paperback
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Very good, heart warming book. Gives great insights into overcoming racial diversity, and supports having strong family ties. Be sure to take your time to read this very educational book!


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