The Color of Water|James McBride
The Color of Water : A Black Man's Tribute to His White Mother
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Books-A-Million Book Club April 2008 Selection:
With a new Introduction to this touching homage to his mother, the author paints a portrait of growing up in a black neighborhood as the child of an interracial marriage. Although raised an Orthodox Jew in the South, McBride's mother abandoned her heritage, moved to Harlem, and married a black man.


  • ISBN-13: 9781594481925
  • ISBN-10: 159448192X
  • Publisher: Riverhead Books
  • Publish Date: February 2006
  • Dimensions: 8 x 5.15 x 0.75 inches
  • Shipping Weight: 0.55 pounds
  • Page Count: 336
  • Reading Level: Ages 18-UP