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

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From the New York Times bestselling author of The Good Lord Bird , winner of the 2013 National Book Award for Fiction, and Kill 'Em and Leave , a James Brown biography. Who is Ruth McBride Jordan? A self-declared "light-skinned" woman evasive about her ethnicity, yet steadfast in her love for her twelve black 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 debut, The Color Of Water: A Black Man's Tribute to His White Mother .

The son of a black minister and a woman who would not admit she was white, James McBride grew up in "orchestrated chaos" with his eleven siblings in the poor, all-black projects of Red Hook, Brooklyn. "Mommy," a fiercely protective woman with "dark eyes full of pep and fire," herded her brood to Manhattan's free cultural events, sent them off on buses to the best (and mainly Jewish) schools, demanded good grades, and commanded respect. As a young man, McBride saw his mother as a source of embarrassment, worry, and confusion--and reached thirty before he began to discover the truth about her early life and long-buried pain.

In The Color of Water , McBride retraces his mother's footsteps and, through her searing and spirited voice, recreates her remarkable story. The daughter of a failed itinerant Orthodox rabbi, she was born Rachel Shilsky (actually Ruchel Dwara Zylska) in Poland on April 1, 1921. Fleeing pogroms, her family emigrated to America and ultimately settled in Suffolk, Virginia, a small town where anti-Semitism and racial tensions ran high. With candor and immediacy, Ruth describes her parents' loveless marria≥ her fragile, handicapped mother; her cruel, sexually-abusive father; and the rest of the family and life she abandoned.

At seventeen, after fleeing Virginia and settling in New York City, Ruth married a black minister and founded the all- black New Brown Memorial Baptist Church in her Red Hook living room. "God is the color of water," Ruth McBride taught her children, firmly convinced that life's blessings and life's values transcend race. Twice widowed, and continually confronting overwhelming adversity and racism, Ruth's determination, drive and discipline saw her dozen children through college--and most through graduate school. At age 65, she herself received a degree in social work from Temple University.

Interspersed throughout his mother's compelling narrative, McBride shares candid recollections of his own experiences as a mixed-race child of poverty, his flirtations with drugs and violence, and his eventual self- realization and professional success. The Color of Water touches readers of all colors as a vivid portrait of growing up, a haunting meditation on race and identity, and a lyrical valentine to a mother from her son.  

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159448192
9781573229975
9781611763508
9781607474265
9781597770880
9781573225786
9781440636103
9781606406571
9781594481925
9780783818047
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Grouped Work ID dcf8604d-cc58-d031-2963-d6545aa64d52
Full title color of water a black mans tribute to his white mother
Author mcbride james
Grouping Category book
Last Update 2018-05-25 23:28:53PM
Last Indexed 2018-05-25 23:49:20PM

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accelerated_reader_point_value 11
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auth_author2 Braugher, Andre., Denaker, Susan., Jackson, JD., Kazan, Lainie.
author James McBride
author2-role Braugher, Andre., Denaker, Susan., Findaway World, LLC., Jackson, JD., Kazan, Lainie., Phoenix Audio., Phoenix Books (Firm)., Playaway Digital Audio.
author_display McBride, James
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display_description From the New York Times bestselling author of The Good Lord Bird, winner of the 2013 National Book Award for Fiction, Five-Carat Soul, and Kill 'Em and Leave, a James Brown biography.
The incredible modern classic that Oprah.com calls one of the best memoirs of a generation and launched James McBride's literary career.
Over two years on The New York Times bestseller list

Who is Ruth McBride Jordan? A self-declared "light-skinned" woman evasive about her ethnicity, yet steadfast in her love for her twelve black 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 debut, The Color Of Water: A Black Man's Tribute to His White Mother.

The son of a black minister and a woman who would not admit she was white, James McBride grew up in "orchestrated chaos" with his eleven siblings in the poor, all-black projects of Red Hook, Brooklyn. "Mommy," a fiercely protective woman with "dark eyes full of pep and fire," herded her brood to Manhattan's free cultural events, sent them off on buses to the best (and mainly Jewish) schools, demanded good grades, and commanded respect. As a young man, McBride saw his mother as a source of embarrassment, worry, and confusion—and reached thirty before he began to discover the truth about her early life and long-buried pain.

In The Color of Water, McBride retraces his mother's footsteps and, through her searing and spirited voice, recreates her remarkable story. The daughter of a failed itinerant Orthodox rabbi, she was born Rachel Shilsky (actually Ruchel Dwara Zylska) in Poland on April 1, 1921. Fleeing pogroms, her family emigrated to America and ultimately settled in Suffolk, Virginia, a small town where anti-Semitism and racial tensions ran high. With candor and immediacy, Ruth describes her parents' loveless marriage; her fragile, handicapped mother; her cruel, sexually-abusive father; and the rest of the family and life she abandoned.

At seventeen, after fleeing Virginia and settling in New York City, Ruth married a black minister and founded the all- black New Brown Memorial Baptist Church in her Red Hook living room. "God is the color of water," Ruth McBride taught her children, firmly convinced that life's blessings and life's values transcend race. Twice widowed, and continually confronting overwhelming adversity and racism, Ruth's determination, drive and discipline saw her dozen children through college—and most through graduate school. At age 65, she herself received a degree in social work from Temple University.

Interspersed throughout his mother's compelling narrative, McBride shares candid recollections of his own experiences as a mixed-race child of poverty, his flirtations with drugs and violence, and his eventual self- realization and professional success. The Color of Water touches readers of all colors as a vivid portrait of growing up, a haunting meditation on race and identity, and a lyrical valentine to a mother from her son.

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publishDate 1996, 2006, 2008, 2010, 2014
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subject_facet Audiobooks, Large type books, McBride, James, -- 1957-, McBride-Jordan, Ruth, -- 1921-, McBride-Jordan, Ruth, -- 1921-2010, Mothers -- New York (N.Y.) -- Biography, Mothers -- New York (State) -- New York -- Biography, New York (N.Y.) -- Biography, Racially mixed people -- New York (N.Y.) -- Biography, Racially mixed people -- New York (N.Y.) -- Race identity, Racially mixed people -- New York (State) -- New York -- Biography, Racially mixed people -- New York (State) -- New York -- Race identity, Racially mixed people -- Race identity, Whites -- New York (N.Y.) -- Biography, Whites -- New York (State) -- New York -- Biography
title_display The color of water : a Black man's tribute to his white mother
title_full The Color of Water, 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 / James McBride, The color of water : a Black man's tribute to his white mother / James McBride, The color of water [sound recording] : [a Black man's tribute to his white mother] / James McBride, The color of water [sound recording] : a Black man's tribute to his white mother / James McBride, The color of water [text (large print)] : a Black man's tribute to his white mother / James McBride
title_short The color of water :
title_sub [a Black man's tribute to his white mother]
topic_facet African American Nonfiction, Audiobooks, Biography, Biography & Autobiography, Large type books, McBride, James, McBride-Jordan, Ruth, Mothers, Nonfiction, Race identity, Racially mixed people, Sociology, Whites