The Color of Water

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  • Author : James McBride
  • Publisher : Penguin
  • Pages : 336 pages
  • ISBN : 1440636109
  • Rating : 4.5/5 from 14 reviews
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The Color of Water

The Color of Water
  • Author : James McBride
  • Publisher : Penguin
  • Release : 07 February 2006
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From the New York Times bestselling author of Deacon King Kong and The Good Lord Bird, winner of the National Book Award for Fiction: The modern classic that Oprah.com calls one of the best memoirs of a generation and that launched James McBride’s literary career. More than two years on The New York Times bestseller list. Who is Ruth McBride Jordan? A self-declared "light-skinned" woman evasive about her ethnicity, yet steadfast in her love for her twelve black

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  • Publisher : Tarcher
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  • Publisher : CRC Press
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  • Publisher : Springer Science & Business Media
  • Release : 31 August 1998
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The Color of Water AP Teaching Unit

The Color of Water   AP Teaching Unit
  • Author : James McBride
  • Publisher : Unknown
  • Release : 01 January 2012
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