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ISBN: 1573220221 / ISBN-13: 9781573220224

The Color of Water

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Around the narrative of Ruth McBride Jordan, a.k.a. Rachel Deborah Shilsky, the daughter of an angry, failed Orthodox Jewish rabbi in the South, her ... Show synopsis

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  • The Color of Water (Riverhead Books) – Hardcover (1996)
    by James McBride

    The Color of Water

    Hardcover, Riverhead Books
    1996
    English
    New ed.
    256 pages

    ISBN: 1573220221
    ISBN-13: 9781573220224

    James McBride grew up one of twelve siblings in the all-black housing projects of Red Hook, Brooklyn, the son of a black minister and a woman who would not admit she was white. The object of McBride's constant embarrassment and continuous fear for her safety, his mother was an inspiring figure, who through sheer force of will saw her dozen children through college, and many through graduate school. McBride was an adult before he discovered the truth about his mother: The daughter of a failed itinerant Orthodox rabbi in ... Show more

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Blondmama5

The color of water

by Blondmama5 on Apr 9, 2009

It was sad but very good book I enjoyed reading this book I felt as if some parts I can relate to because it has happened to me before it was a very good book thanks

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