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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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#1 NEW YORK TIMES BESTSELLER • 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 followedNAMED ONE OF THE BEST BOOKS OF THE YEAR BYMichiko Kakutani, New York Times • Newsday • Esquire •... show more
#1 NEW YORK TIMES BESTSELLER • 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 followedNAMED ONE OF THE BEST BOOKS OF THE YEAR BYMichiko Kakutani, New York Times • Newsday • Esquire • NPR • BooklistTrevor Noah’s unlikely path from apartheid South Africa to the de
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ISBN: 9781531865030
Pages no: 9
Edition language: English
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Bookish Blerd
Bookish Blerd rated it
5.0 Review: Born A Crime
This was amazing. I do not understand how there are people who thought this was bad. My first thought is that it's white people who just don't/won't get what growing up black is like, but I don't want to be that person. As a black woman growing up in racist America, even I cannot imagine what it w...
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
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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...
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