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James McBride - Quotes

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People don't realize you're blowing over changes, time changes, harmony, different keys. I mark a point in my solo where it's got to peak at point D I go to A, B, C D then I'm home. ---->>>

As a journalist, the details always tell the story. ---->>>

Be kind to the living. ---->>>

I'm proud of 'Miracle at St. Anna' and I loved it; there's no question in my mind it's as good as any movie that came out in 2007. ---->>>

Until you expose the cancer, you can't fix it. ---->>>

Writing for me is cutting out the fat and getting to the meaning. ---->>>

When you're interviewing someone, even your mother - you have to sort of deal with you have to get some objective space from yourself and the person but you also have to find what's the best way to get the information from that person. ---->>>

I wish all critics, no matter their color, were more sophisticated when it comes to the moral questions a film like 'St. Anna' is trying to raise. ---->>>

I'm not interested in food. It's just fuel. ---->>>

I put headlights in Ford vans. I still drive a Ford. ---->>>

I'd like to do something involving jazz. But books are how I earn my living, and I'd like to stay with the horse I rode in on. ---->>>

The question of religion in black America is something filmmakers don't want to touch. ---->>>

It's the same old story. Nothing in this world happens unless white folks says it happens. And therein lies the problem of being a professional black storyteller - writer, musician, filmmaker. ---->>>

First person narrative is a very effective tool but you have to know as a writer how to make it work. ---->>>

My family is my career. ---->>>

Newt Gingrich wrote a novel, and he's a short story. Bill Clinton wrote a biography, and he's a novel. ---->>>

The black church will accept anybody. ---->>>

If you have the material it will form itself as a kind of connective tissue. ---->>>

Biography

Nationality: American
Born: 06-21, 2015
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Occupation: Writer
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James McBride (born September 11, 1957) is an American writer and musician. He is the recipient of the 2013 National Book Award for fiction for his novel The Good Lord Bird.(wikipedia)