Born a Crime

Born a Crime ✋ Read any Born a Crime ̬ E-Pub Author Trevor Noah ᾤ A stirring memoir Noah proves to be a gifted storyteller, able to deftly lace his poignant tales with amusing irony Entertainment Weekly A substantial collection of staggering personal essays Incisive, funny and vivid, these true tales are anchored to his portrait of his courageous, rebellious and religious mother who defied racially restrictive laws to secure an education and a career for herselfand to have a child with a white Swiss German even though sex between whites and blacks was illegal Trevor Noah s 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 reviewA gritty memoir studded with insight and provocative social criticism with flashes of brilliant storytelling and acute observations Kirkus ReviewsThe compelling, inspiring, and comically sublime New York Times bestseller about one mans coming of age, set during the twilight of apartheid and the tumultuous days of freedom that followed 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 eighteen personal essays 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. 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    • 3.1
    • 250
    • Hardcover
    • Trevor Noah
    • English
    • 19 July 2017
    • 264 pages