THE COLOR OF WATER. A Black Man's Tribute to His White Mother.
Edition: Large trade paperback.
New York: Riverhead Books, 1997. A memoir, in which his mother (the daughter of an itinerant Orthodox rabbi in Virginia, who ran away to Harlem, married a black man, and raised 12 children in the housing projects of Brooklyn) tells her story in her own word, interspersed with McBride's memories. 291 pp. ISBN: 1-57322-0221.
Condition: Near fine.