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Born A Crime - And Other Stories

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Born A Crime - And Other Stories by Trevor Noah
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Trevor Noah's path from apartheid South Africa to the desk of the Daily Show in New York 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 his relationship with his fearless, rebellious and fervently religious mother - his team mate, a woman determined to save her son from the cycle of poverty, violence and abuse that would ultimately threaten her own life. The eighteen personal essays collected here are by turns hilarious, dramatic, and deeply affecting. Whether being thrown from a moving car during an attempted kidnapping or simply trying to survive the life-and-death pitfalls of dating in high school, Trevor illuminates his world, with an incisive wit and an unflinching honesty.

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SKU 9781770105065
Author Trevor Noah
Dimensions 234 x 153 x 26mm
Format Softcover
Pages 342
Published Date 11 Nov 2016
Publisher Macmillan