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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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Words of a Bibliophile
Words of a Bibliophile rated it
4.0 Born A Crime: Stories from a South African Childhood by Trevor Noah
I barely knew anything about Trevor Noah because I don't follow American late night talk shows, but I found his story to be profoundly eye-opening and an important one to be told. Born to a black mother and a white father in South Africa during apartheid, the fact that Noah exists was in itself cons...
Mae's Library
Mae's Library rated it
5.0 Born a Crime
Self-portrait of the artist as a very cheeky child. Highly entertaining.
sherrysniderfundin
sherrysniderfundin rated it
4.0 Monday Mini Review – Born A Crime by Trevor Noah @Trevornoah
I have been watching Trevor Noah on The Daily Show for some time now and when I saw he had a book out, I had to have it. I checked it out from the library and I was not disappointed. Cover Design: Greg Mollica Publisher: Spiegil & Grau/Penguin Random House Amazon / Goodreads MY REVIEW ...
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...
TeaStitchRead
TeaStitchRead 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...
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