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Born a crime: stories from a South African childhood

Born a crime: stories from a South African childhood

Noah, Trevor, 1984- author

Trevor Noah is the host of The Daily Show with Trevor Noah , where he gleefully provides America with its nightly dose of serrated satire. He is a light-footed but cutting observer of the relentless absurdities of politics, nationalism and race - and in particular the craziness of his own young life, which he's lived at the intersections of culture and history. In his first book, Noah tells his coming of age story with his larger-than-life mother during the last gasps of apartheid-era South Africa and the turbulent years that followed. Noah was born illegal - the son of a white, Dutch father and a black Xhosa mother, who had to pretend to be his nanny or his father's servant in the brief moments when the family came together

Book. English.
Published London: John Murray, 2016
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Statement of responsibility: Trevor Noah
ISBN: 1473635284, 9781473635289
Physical Description: x, 288 pages ; 24 cm
Subject: South Africa Social conditions 1961-1994.; Performing Arts.; Noah, Trevor, 1984- Childhood and youth.; South Africa Social conditions 1994-; Mothers and sons South Africa.; South Africa History 1961-1994.; South Africa History 1994-