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Born a crime : stories from a South African childhood

Author: Trevor Noah
Publisher: New York : Spiegel & Grau, [2016]
Edition/Format:   Print book : Biography : English : First editionView all editions and formats
Publication:OKS Print
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The compelling, inspiring, and comically sublime story of one man's coming-of-age, set during the twilight of apartheid and the tumultuous days of freedom that followed. Trevor Noah's unlikely path from apartheid South Africa to the desk of The Daily Show began with a criminal act: his birth. Trevor was born to a white Swiss father and a black Xhosa mother at a time when such a union was punishable by five years in  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Biography
Autobiography
Autobiographies
Biographies
Additional Physical Format: Online version:
Noah, Trevor, 1984-
Born a crime.
Toronto : Doubleday Canada, 2016
(OCoLC)946215615
Named Person: Trevor Noah; Trevor Noah; Trevor Noah; Trevor Noah; Trevor Noah
Material Type: Biography, Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: Trevor Noah
ISBN: 9780399588174 0399588175 9780399590443 0399590447 9780525509028 052550902X
OCLC Number: 945946648
Awards: 2019 Lincoln Award Nominee
Description: x, 288 pages ; 25 cm
Contents: I. --
Run --
Born a crime --
Trevor, pray --
Chameleon --
The second girl --
Loopholes --
Fufi --
Robert --
II. --
The mulberry tree --
A young man's long, awkward, occasionally tragic, and frequently humiliating education in affairs of the heart, part I: Valentine's Day --
Outsider --
A young man's long, awkward, occasionally tragic, and frequently humiliating education in affairs of the heart, part II: the crush --
Colorblind --
A young man's long, awkward, occasionally tragic, and frequently humiliating education in affairs of the heart, part III: the dance --
III. --
Go Hitler! --
The cheese boys --
The world doesn't love you --
My mother's life --
Acknowledgments.
Responsibility: Trevor Noah.

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One of the comedy world's fastest-rising stars ('SLICK, INTELLIGENT AND BLISSFULLY FUNNY' Time Out) tells his hilarious and moving coming-of-age story during the twilight of apartheid in South Africa  Read more...

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An engaging, fast-paced and vivid read . . . Essential reading not only because it is a personal story of survival, leavened with insight and wit, but because it does more to expose apartheid - its Read more...

 
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