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Author Noah, Trevor, 1984-

Title Born a crime : stories from a South African childhood / Trevor Noah.

Imprint New York, N.Y. : Spiegel & Grau, [2016]

Copies

Location Call No. OPAC Message Status
 Parsons Non-Fiction  791.45 N741    ---  Available
 PHS Non-Fiction  791.4502 NOAH    ---  Missing
 Pittsburg 2nd Fl Biography  BIO Noah    ---  Available
Edition 1st ed.
Description x, 288 p. ; 25 cm.
Study Program RL 5.4 13.0 195413
Indexed In: Booklist starred, October 2016
Pub Weekly, October 2016
Summary "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 prison. .... Born a Crime is the story of a mischievous young boy who grows into a restless young man as he struggles to find himself in a world where he was never supposed to exist. It is also the story of that young man's relationship with his fearless, rebellious, and fervently religious mother-his teammate, a woman determined to save her son from the cycle of poverty, violence, and abuse that would ultimately threaten her own life"--Amazon.com.
Audience Adult Follett School Solutions.
Source B&T 05.2017 PARS
Genre/Form Memoir.
Subject Noah, Trevor, 1984-
Comedians -- United States -- Biography.
Comedians -- South Africa -- Biography.
Television personalities -- United States -- Biography.
Genre/Form Autobiographies.
ISBN 9780399588174

 
    
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