Born a Crime: Stories from a South African Childhood

Born a Crime: Stories from a South African Childhood ⑃ Text Born a Crime: Stories from a South African Childhood download ⑨ Kindle Author Trevor Noah ┘ 1 NEW YORK TIMES BESTSELLER The compelling, inspiring, and comically sublime story of one mans 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 BY Michiko Kakutani, New York Times Newsday Esquire NPR Booklist Trevor Noahs 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 such a union was punishable by five years in prison Living proof of his parents indiscretion, Trevor was kept mostly indoors for the earliest years of his life, bound by the extreme and often absurd measures his mother took to hide him from a government that could, at any moment, steal him away Finally liberated by the end of South Africas tyrannical white rule, Trevor and his mother set forth on a grand adventure, living openly and freely and embracing the opportunities won by a centuries long struggle 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 that young mans relationship with his fearless, rebellious, and fervently religious motherhis teammate, a woman determined to save her son from the cycle of poverty, violence, and abuse that would ultimately threaten her own life The stories collected here are by turns hilarious, dramatic, and deeply affecting Whether subsisting on caterpillars for dinner during hard times, being thrown from a moving car during an attempted kidnapping, or just trying to survive the life and death pitfalls of dating in high school, Trevor illuminates his curious world with an incisive wit and unflinching honesty His stories weave together to form a moving and searingly funny portrait of a boy making his way through a damaged world in a dangerous time, armed only with a keen sense of humor and a mothers unconventional, unconditional love.Praise for Born a Crime A compelling new memoir By turns alarming, sad and funny, Trevor Noahs book provides a harrowing look, through the prism of Mr Noahs family, at life in South Africa under apartheid Born a Crime is not just an unnerving account of growing up in South Africa under apartheid, but a love letter to the authors remarkable mother.Michiko Kakutani, The New York Times An unforgettable memoir Parade What makes Born a Crimesuch a soul nourishing pleasure, even with all its darker edges and perilous turns, is reading Noah recount in brisk, warmly conversational prose how he learned to negotiate his way through the bullying and ostracism What also helped was having a mother like Patricia Nombuyiselo Noah Consider Born a Crimeanother such gift to herand an enormous gift to the rest of us USA Today Noah thrives with the help of his astonishingly fearless mother Their fierce bond makes this story soar People Noahs electrifying memoir sparkles with funny stories and his candid and compassionate essays deepen our perception of the complexities of race, gender, and class Booklist starred review A gritty memoir studded with insight and provocative social criticism with flashes of brilliant storytelling and acute observations Kirkus Reviews Community Reviews Born is the perfect blend of sociopolitical discussion and personal tale family, friendship first crushes It written as series short essays, each around certain theme not in chronological order, but this actually makes it all easier to digest Wikipedia from an autobiographical comedy book comedian Trevor Noah on FREE shipping qualifying offers NEW YORK TIMES BESTSELLER The compelling, inspiring, comically sublime story one man s coming age A Summary Study Guide SuperSummary explores many themes, including mother son 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    • 2.1
    • 93
    • Kindle
    • 0399588175
    • Trevor Noah
    • English
    • 24 July 2017