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The Resource Born a crime : stories from a South African childhood, by Trevor Noah

Born a crime : stories from a South African childhood, by Trevor Noah

Label
Born a crime : stories from a South African childhood
Title
Born a crime
Title remainder
stories from a South African childhood
Statement of responsibility
by Trevor Noah
Creator
Author
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
  • "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 followed,"--Amazon.com
  • Noah's path from apartheid South Africa to the desk of The Daily Show began with a criminal act: his birth. Born to a white Swiss father and a black Xhosa mother, at the time such a union was punishable by five years in prison. As he struggles to find himself in a world where he was never supposed to exist, his mother is determined to save her son from the cycle of poverty, violence, and abuse that would ultimately threaten her own life. With an incisive wit and unflinching honesty, Noah weaves together a moving yet searingly funny portrait of a boy making his way through a damaged world in a dangerous time
Biography type
autobiography
Cataloging source
DLC
Dewey number
  • 791.4502/8092
  • B
Index
no index present
LC call number
PN2287.N557
LC item number
A3 2016
Literary form
non fiction
Label
Born a crime : stories from a South African childhood, by Trevor Noah
Instantiates
Publication
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier.
Content category
text
Content type code
txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent.
Contents
Run -- Born a Crime -- Trevor, Pray -- Chameleon -- The Second Girl -- Loopholes -- Fufi -- Robert -- The Mulberry Tree -- A Young Man's Long, Awkward, Occasionally Tragic, and Frequently Humiliating Education in Affairs of the Heart, Part I: Valentine's Day -- Outsider -- A Young Man's Long, Awkward, Occasionally Tragic, and Frequently Humiliating Education in Affairs of the Heart, Part II: The Crush -- Colorblind -- A Young Man's Long, Awkward, Occasionally Tragic, and Frequently Humiliating Education in Affairs of the Heart, Part III: The Dance -- Go Hitler! -- The Cheese Boys -- The World Doesn't Love You -- My Mother's List
Control code
ocn945946648
Dimensions
25 cm
Edition
First edition.
Extent
288 pages
Isbn
9780399588174
Lccn
2016031399
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia.
Media type code
n
System control number
(OCoLC)945946648
Label
Born a crime : stories from a South African childhood, by Trevor Noah
Publication
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier.
Content category
text
Content type code
txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent.
Contents
Run -- Born a Crime -- Trevor, Pray -- Chameleon -- The Second Girl -- Loopholes -- Fufi -- Robert -- The Mulberry Tree -- A Young Man's Long, Awkward, Occasionally Tragic, and Frequently Humiliating Education in Affairs of the Heart, Part I: Valentine's Day -- Outsider -- A Young Man's Long, Awkward, Occasionally Tragic, and Frequently Humiliating Education in Affairs of the Heart, Part II: The Crush -- Colorblind -- A Young Man's Long, Awkward, Occasionally Tragic, and Frequently Humiliating Education in Affairs of the Heart, Part III: The Dance -- Go Hitler! -- The Cheese Boys -- The World Doesn't Love You -- My Mother's List
Control code
ocn945946648
Dimensions
25 cm
Edition
First edition.
Extent
288 pages
Isbn
9780399588174
Lccn
2016031399
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia.
Media type code
n
System control number
(OCoLC)945946648

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