|Publication Date||Publisher||Physical Description||Language||Availability|
|2013.||Riverhead Books||417 pages ; 24 cm||English|| |
7 copies, 1 person is on the wait list.
Ashland Library has 2
F MCBRIDE J
Gold Hill Library Branch
F MCBRIDE J
McBride James Good
|Publication Date||Edition||Publisher||Physical Description||Language||Availability|
|c2006||10th Anniversary ed.||Riverhead Books||xix, 328 p. : ill. ; 21 cm.||English|| |
3 copies, 1 person is on the wait list.
Medford Library Branch - New
920 MCB 2006
F130 .N4 M38 1997
Who was Ruth McBride Jordan? Not even her son knew the answer to that question until he embarked on a twelve-year journey that changed himself and his family forever. Born Rachel Deborah Shilsky, she began life as the daughter of an angry, failed orthodox Jewish rabbi in the South. To escape her unhappy childhood, Ruth ran away to Harlem, married a black man, became Baptist and started an all-black church. Her son James tells of growing up with...
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?...