Objects & Places from The Color of Water

James McBride (writer)
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Harlem

Ruth loved this place in her young adulthood. She liked to be around the music, clubs and movies.

Suffolk, Virginia

Suffolk, Virginia, was the town where Ruth spent most of her childhood.

Wilmington, Delaware

After Hunter Jordan, Sr., died, Ruth moved her remaining five children here.

Louisville, Kentucky

When James got into trouble in high school, his mother sent him to stay with his sister in this city, to straighten him out.

Whosoever Baptist Church

Here, the big black ladies James knew and loved would jump around and wail when they "got happy."

Hunter Jordan's '68 Pontiac Catalina

After Hunter Jordan's death, this car sat out in front of their house for seasons, gathering dead leaves around its wheels.

New Brown Memorial Baptist Church

This is the church started by Ruth and Andrew McBride in their little apartment. They named it after the man, who married them...

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