The Color of Water Summary
James McBride (writer)

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The Color of Water Summary

The eighth of twelve children, James McBride grows up in a chaotic but loving home. Unlike his friends, James doesn't look like his mother. His mother is a Polish Jew who was raised mostly in Virginia. She marries a black man and spends the majority of her adult life in New York City where people are a little more tolerant of her inter-racial marriage and children.

James's father dies of lung cancer before...

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