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The Resource 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

Label
The color of water : a Black man's tribute to his white mother
Title
The color of water
Title remainder
a Black man's tribute to his white mother
Statement of responsibility
James McBride
Title variation
color of water
Title variation remainder
a Black mans tribute to his white mother
Creator
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
An African American man describes life as the son of a white mother and Black father, reflecting on his mother's contributions to his life and his confusion over his own identity
Summary
A young African American man describes growing up as one of twelve children of a white mother and Black father, and discusses his mother's contributions to his life and his confusion over his own identity
Tone
Writing style
Award
ALA Notable Book, 1997.
Biography type
contains biographical information
http://library.link/vocab/ext/novelist/bookUI
155447
Cataloging source
BKL
http://library.link/vocab/creatorDate
1957-
http://library.link/vocab/creatorName
McBride, James
Dewey number
974.7/100496073/0092
Illustrations
illustrations
Index
no index present
Intended audience
1140L
Intended audience source
Lexile
Interest level
UG
Literary form
non fiction
Reading level
6.1
http://library.link/vocab/resourcePreferred
True
Study program name
Accelerated Reader AR
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • McBride-Jordan, Ruth
  • McBride, James
  • McBride, James
  • McBride-Jordan, Ruth
  • Racially mixed people
  • Mothers
  • Whites
  • Racially mixed people
  • Mothers
  • Racially mixed people
  • Racially mixed people
  • Whites
  • New York (N.Y.)
  • New York (State)
Target audience
adult
http://bibfra.me/vocab/lite/titleRemainder
a Black man's tribute to his white mother
Label
The color of water : a Black man's tribute to his white mother, James McBride
Instantiates
Publication
Note
Originally published: 1997
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
  • nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
Dead -- The bicycle -- Kosher -- Black power -- The Old Testament -- The New Testament -- Sam -- Brothers and sisters -- Shul -- School -- Boys -- Daddy -- New York -- Chicken man -- Graduation -- Driving -- Lost in Harlem -- Lost in Delaware -- The promise -- Old man Shilsky -- A bird who flies -- A Jew discovered -- Dennis -- New brown -- Finding Ruthie
Control code
857739
Dimensions
21 cm
Edition
First Riverhead trade paperback tenth anniversary edition.
Extent
xix, 328 pages
Isbn
9781594481925
Lccn
2006279933
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • n
Other physical details
illustrations
System control number
  • (Sirsi) i9781594481925
  • (OCoLC)63191862
Label
The color of water : a Black man's tribute to his white mother, James McBride
Publication
Note
Originally published: 1997
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
  • nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
Dead -- The bicycle -- Kosher -- Black power -- The Old Testament -- The New Testament -- Sam -- Brothers and sisters -- Shul -- School -- Boys -- Daddy -- New York -- Chicken man -- Graduation -- Driving -- Lost in Harlem -- Lost in Delaware -- The promise -- Old man Shilsky -- A bird who flies -- A Jew discovered -- Dennis -- New brown -- Finding Ruthie
Control code
857739
Dimensions
21 cm
Edition
First Riverhead trade paperback tenth anniversary edition.
Extent
xix, 328 pages
Isbn
9781594481925
Lccn
2006279933
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • n
Other physical details
illustrations
System control number
  • (Sirsi) i9781594481925
  • (OCoLC)63191862

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