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Born a Crime: Stories from a South African Childhood - Trevor Noah
Born a Crime: Stories from a South African Childhood
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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.... show more
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 s
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Format: Audible Audio
ASIN: B01IW9TQPK
Publisher: Audible Studios
Pages no: 9
Edition language: English
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Kenny Loves to Read
Kenny Loves to Read rated it
4.5
Wow! What a great read. I'm not a fan of non-fiction or memoirs but this was truly interesting, funny and weirdly relatable. Almost unbelievable to think that he lived this life but that's probably what makes it such a good book for a fiction reader like me. I found myself laughing at horrific scene...
Witches' Tea Shop
Witches' Tea Shop rated it
2.0 Born a Crime: Stories from a South African Childhood by Trevor Noah
What a disappointment. Mr. Noah is at times really tone deaf to the point where he is quite the asshole troll you find on social media. No reflections, no really growth as a person can be found in these memoirs; Noah is emotionally stunted 19 year old. I did find his writing on apartheid interest...
Char's Horror Corner
Char's Horror Corner rated it
5.0 BORN A CRIME: STORIES FROM A SOUTH AFRICAN CHILDHOOD written and narrated by Trevor Noah
BORN A CRIME: STORIES FROM A SOUTH AFRICAN CHILDHOOD is hands-down, one of the most hilarious and informative audio books EVER. Seriously, it's outstanding. I admit that I stopped watching THE DAILY SHOW after Jon Stewart left. I didn't know much about Trevor Noah other than the fact that he was a...
Linda78
Linda78 rated it
5.0 Born a Crime: Stories from a South African Childhood (Audiobook)
Trevor Noah narrates his own autobiography with humor and passion. Even when he's describing things as crippling as apartheid, racism, and domestic abuse, he's able to relate the events in a way that not only educates the listener about the horrible cruelty that crippled a country under the laws of ...
Tami
Tami rated it
3.5 Good book.
I am a big Trevor Noah fan, so reading this was a no-brainer. It was a very interesting and also touching insight into his childhood and youth in South Africa. I actually didn't really find it very funny. I admire him now even more, I love how positive he is. So, it was a good read, though not...
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