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As a boy in Brooklyn, James McBride knew that 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!" When James asked what the colour of God was, she said, "God is the colour of water". As an adult, McBride finally persuaded his mother to tell the story. Her story was of a rabbi's daughter, born in Poland and raised in ...

The Color of Water: A Black Man's Tribute to His White Mother 2014, Penguin Audiobooks

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The Color of Water: A Black Man's Tribute to His White Mother 2014, Books on Tape

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The Color of Water: A Black Man's Tribute to His White Mother 2010, Phoenix Audio

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The Color of Water: A Black Man's Tribute to His White Mother 2006, Riverhead Books

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The Color of Water: A Black Man's Tribute to His White Mother 2006, Perfection Learning

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The Color of Water: A Black Man's Tribute to His White Mother 2006, Phoenix Audio

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The Color of Water: A Black Man's Tribute to His White Mother 2006, Turtleback Books

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The Color of Water: A Black Man's Tribute to His White Mother 1999, Audio Literature

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The Color of Water: A Black Man's Tribute to His White Mother 1998, Bloomsbury Publishing PLC, London

ISBN-13: 9780747538325

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Color of Water: A Black Man's Tribute to His White Mother 1998, Bloomsbury Publishing PLC, London

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The Color of Water: A Black Man's Tribute to His White Mother 1997, Riverhead Books, New York, NY

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The Color of Water: A Black Man's Tribute to His White Mother 1997, Turtleback Books, New York, NY

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The Color of Water: A Black Man's Tribute to His White Mother 1996, Thorndike Press, Thorndike, ME

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Color of Water: A Black Man's Tribute to His White Mother 1996, Audio Literature

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