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James McBride

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James McBride, the author of The Color of Water, is both an accomplished writer and an award-winning composer/musicisn. His critically acclaimed 1997 memoir, which explores matters of racial identity, is a tribute to his mother, Ruth McBride Jordan, who once told him that education, not color, determines success in life.
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National Book Award for Fiction Best Book winner (2013) : The Good Lord Bird