The Question and Answer section for The Color of Water is a great resource to ask questions, find answers, and discuss the novel.
Ruth remembered Dennis' life as a musician and was afraid James would starve to death trying to make a living with music.
The school that Ruth attended in New York was far beyond the school she went to in Suffolk. She found the work both challenging and difficult.
Bubeh allowed Ruth to stay with her in New York. She was one of the only family members who treated Ruth well. She tried to shape Ruth but also gave Ruth space to breathe and be herself.