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McBride, James 1957-

Overview
Works: 81 works in 540 publications in 13 languages and 24,190 library holdings
Genres: Fiction  Biography  Historical fiction  History  Autobiographies  War fiction  Drama  Biographies  Short stories  Criticism, interpretation, etc 
Roles: Author, Speaker, Interviewee, Instrumentalist, Actor, Bibliographic antecedent, Scenarist, Production personnel, Author of screenplay
Classifications: PS3613.C28, 813.6
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Most widely held works by James McBride
The Good Lord Bird by James McBride( Book )

42 editions published between 2013 and 2017 in 5 languages and held by 3,279 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"Henry Shackleford is a young slave living in the Kansas Territory in 1857, when the region is a battleground between anti- and pro-slavery forces. When John Brown, the legendary abolitionist, arrives in the area, an argument between Brown and Henry's master quickly turns violent. Henry is forced to leave town--with Brown, who believes he's a girl. Over the ensuing months, Henry--whom Brown nicknames Little Onion--conceals his true identity as he struggles to stay alive. Eventually Little Onion finds himself with Brown at the historic raid on Harpers Ferry in 1859--one of the great catalysts for the Civil War. An absorbing mixture of history and imagination, and told with McBride's meticulous eye for detail and character, The Good Lord Bird is both a rousing adventure and a moving exploration of identity and survival." -- Publisher's description
Miracle at St. Anna by James McBride( Book )

73 editions published between 2001 and 2015 in 7 languages and held by 2,665 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

In a historical novel based on events at a small village in Tuscany during World War II, four African American soldiers from the 92nd Division, a band of partisans, and a young Italian boy come together to experience a miracle
Song yet sung by James McBride( Book )

33 editions published between 2008 and 2010 in 3 languages and held by 2,314 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A tale set against a backdrop of slave rights conflicts in the nineteenth-century Chesapeake Bay region finds young runaway Liz Spocott inadvertently inspiring a slave breakout from the attic prison of a notorious slave thief
Kill 'em and leave : searching for James Brown and the American soul by James McBride( Book )

18 editions published between 2016 and 2017 in English and held by 1,370 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

McBride shows that Brown's rough-and-tumble life is an unsettling metaphor for American life: the tension between North and South, black and white, rich and poor. From the forgotten corners of the country town where Brown's family was among those displaced by America's largest nuclear power bomb-making facility to the Augusta, Georgia, funeral home where the Michael Jackson sat up all night with the body of his musical godfather, you'll come to understand Brown through McBride's own insights as a black musician with Southern roots
Five-carat soul by James McBride( Book )

10 editions published between 2017 and 2018 in English and held by 1,355 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"An antiques dealer discovers that a legendary toy commissioned by Civil War General Robert E. Lee now sits in the home of a black minister in Queens. Five strangers find themselves thrown together and face unexpected judgment. An American president draws inspiration from a conversation he overhears in a stable. And members of The Five-Carat Soul Bottom Bone Band recount stories from their own messy and hilarious lives."--
Miracle at St. Anna( Visual )

23 editions published between 2008 and 2017 in English and French and held by 1,292 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

August 1944. Follows four black soldiers of the all-black 92nd Infantry Division who get trapped near the small Tuscan village of Sant'Anna di Stazzema on the Gothic Line during the Italian Campaign of World War II. One of the men will risk his life to save an Italian boy who lives in the city where the Waffen-SS have massacred most of the citizens of the town in retaliation for Italian partisan activity. A sculpted head from the Ponte Santa Trinita in Florence is a focal point
The good lord bird by James McBride( Recording )

17 editions published between 2013 and 2015 in English and No Linguistic content and held by 739 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Henry Shackleford is a young slave living in the Kansas Territory in 1857, when the region is a battleground between anti- and pro-slavery forces. When John Brown, the legendary abolitionist, arrives in the area, an argument between Brown and Henry's master quickly turns violent. Henry is forced to leave town with Brown, who believes he's a girl. Over the ensuing months, Henry, whom Brown nicknames Little Onion, conceals his true identity as he struggles to stay alive
Song yet sung by James McBride( Recording )

16 editions published in 2008 in English and held by 667 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

In pre-Civil War Maryland a beautiful young runaway slave, Liz Spocott suffers a head wound and falls into a coma. When she awakens she can see the future which helps her and fellow slaves escape the slave-catchers
An introduction to My Ántonia by Willa Cather : audio guide by Dan Stone( Recording )

5 editions published between 2006 and 2008 in English and held by 619 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Readings of excerpts from and critical analysis of Willa Cather's novel about the spirited daughter of a Bohemian immigrant family planning to farm on the untamed land of nineteenth century Nebraska
An introduction to The Joy Luck Club by Amy Tan : audio guide by Adam Kampe( Recording )

4 editions published between 2006 and 2008 in English and held by 611 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Readings of excerpts from and critical analysis of Amy Tan's The Joy Luck Club, a novel about four mothers, four daughters, and four families whose paths cross in 1949 in San Francisco as four Chinese women begin meeting to eat dim sum, play mahjong, and talk
Miracle at St. Anna by James McBride( Recording )

18 editions published between 2001 and 2002 in English and held by 587 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"Set in Italy during World War II, Miracle of St. Anna is the story of four Negro soldiers in the 92nd all-black, segregated Buffalo Division. Sam Train, one of these soldiers, befriends a six-year-old Italian boy who leads the soldier and his squad into the Serchio VAlley and the site of a tragic massacre."--Container
Red Hook summer( Visual )

6 editions published in 2012 in English and held by 433 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The latest in Spike Lee's Chronicles of Brooklyn series, the film tells the story of Flik Royale, a young boy from Atlanta who has come to spend the summer with his religious grandfather, Bishop Enoch Rouse, in the housing projects of Red Hook, New York. Between his grandfather's preaching and the culture shock of city life, Flik's summer appears to be a total disaster, until he meets Chazz Morningstar, a girl his age, who shows Flik the brighter side of Brooklyn
Kill 'em and leave : searching for James Brown and the American soul by James McBride( Recording )

13 editions published between 2000 and 2016 in English and held by 409 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A product of the complicated history of the American South, James Brown was a cultural shape-shifter who arguably had the greatest influence of any artist on American popular music. Brown was long a figure of fascination for James McBride, a noted professional musician as well as a writer. When he received a tip that promised to uncover the man behind the myth, McBride set off to follow a trail that revealed the personal, musical, and societal influences that created this immensely troubled, misunderstood, and complicated soul genius
Five-carat soul by James McBride( Recording )

10 editions published in 2017 in English and held by 337 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

In this collection of stories, James McBride explores the ways we learn from the world and the people around us. An antiques dealer discovers that a legendary toy commissioned by Civil War General Robert E. Lee now sits in the home of a black minister in Queens. Five strangers find themselves thrown together and face unexpected judgment. An American president draws inspiration from a conversation he overhears in a stable. And members of The Five-Carat Soul Bottom Bone Band recount stories from their own messy and hilarious lives
Soul of a people : writing America's story( Visual )

1 edition published in 2009 in English and held by 233 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

This documentary recounts the role of the Federal Writers Project as the largest cultural experiment in the nation's history. Program focuses on the role played by writers who recorded local and oral histories all over the nation, many finding national acclaim as a result
The color of water : a Black man's tribute to his white mother by James McBride( Book )

57 editions published between 1996 and 2014 in 10 languages and held by 164 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"James McBride has written a powerful portrait of growing up, a meditation on race and identity, and a poignant, beautifully crafted hymn from a son to a mother."--Provided by publisher
James Brown : op zoek naar de Godfather of Soul by James McBride( Book )

9 editions published between 2016 and 2017 in 4 languages and held by 93 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Roman de société. Roman personnel
Family : a celebration of humanity( Book )

3 editions published in 2001 in English and Dutch and held by 65 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The M.I.L.K. project was concieved to honour what it is to be part of a family
Inside Buffalo( Visual )

2 editions published between 2009 and 2010 in English and held by 62 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The 92nd Buffalo Division was an all African-American segregated combat unit that fought with outstanding heroism in Italy during the Second World War. The 'Buffalo Soldiers' were men who valiantly fought two wars at the same time: one against the Nazis, the other against racial discrimination. Those who survived found that their contributions went unnoticed when they returned to the United States. Featured are little-known aspects of the story, plus an appearance by President Barack Obama
Willa Cather's My Ántonia : audio guide by Dan Stone( Recording )

1 edition published in 2006 in English and held by 51 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Readings of excerpts and critical analysis of Cather's classic novel of the American immigrant experience
 
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Miracle at St. Anna
Alternative Names
James McBride Amerikaans journalist

James McBride écrivain, journaliste et musicien américain

James McBride periodista estadounidense

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Mākbrāyd, Ǧīmz 1957-

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ג'יימס מקברייד

ג'יימס מקברייד עיתונאי אמריקאי

מקבריד, ג'מס 1957-

מקברייד, ג׳יימס 1957-

מקברייד, גʹיימס 1957-

جيمز ماكبرايد، 1957-

جیمز مک‌براید ژورنالیست و نویسنده آمریکایی

ماكبرايد، جيمس، 1957-

맥브라이드, 제임스 1957-

ジェームズ・マクブライド

マクブライド, ジェイムズ

Languages
English (396)

German (22)

French (17)

Dutch (8)

Italian (5)

Chinese (4)

Hebrew (4)

Polish (3)

Spanish (2)

Turkish (1)

Japanese (1)

Arabic (1)

Korean (1)

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Song yet sungMiracle at St. AnnaSong yet sungMiracle at St. AnnaThe color of water : a Black man's tribute to his white motherFamily : a celebration of humanityThe color of water : a black man's tribute to his white mother