Author of "The Color of Water: A Black Man's Tribute to His White Mother," James McBride

Hollins University
7916 Williamson Road
Roanoke, VA 24020
Region Shenandoah Valley
Locality Roanoke County
Tuesday, September 23, 2014 (4:30 PM)
Phone: (540) 362-6451

Q & A: 4:30 pm Hollins Room, Wyndham Robertson Library
Reading: 8:15 pm, Niederer Auditorium, Wetherill Visual Arts Center

James McBride is the author of The Color of Water: A Black Man's Tribute to His White Mother. Read in colleges and high schools nationwide, it has sold more than two million copies and spent two years on the New York Times Bestseller List. His other books include Miracle at St. Anna, which became a Spike Lee film; Song Yet Sung, a national bestseller; and The Good Lord Bird, which won the National Book Award for Fiction. McBride has written for The Boston Globe and The Washington Post and is an award-winning composer and saxophonist.

Funding provided by the Beanstalks Fund and the Dee Hull Everist Visiting Speaker Series.

Last Updated: 7/11/2014 12:35 PM
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