Born a crime : stories from a South African childhood
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New York : Spiegel & Grau, 2016.
Edition
First edition.
ISBN
0399588175, 9780399588174 (hbk.)
Physical Desc
x, 282 pages ; 25 cm
Accelerated Reader
IL: UG - BL: 5.4 - AR Pts: 13
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Published
New York : Spiegel & Grau, 2016.
Format
Book
Edition
First edition.
Language
English
ISBN
0399588175, 9780399588174 (hbk.)
Accelerated Reader
UG
Level 5.4, 13 Points

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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.
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cc,2019-06-05,JD
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2016-11-21,TB

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APA Citation, 7th Edition (style guide)

Noah, T. (2016). Born a crime: stories from a South African childhood (First edition.). Spiegel & Grau.

Chicago / Turabian - Author Date Citation, 17th Edition (style guide)

Noah, Trevor, 1984-. 2016. Born a Crime: Stories From a South African Childhood. Spiegel & Grau.

Chicago / Turabian - Humanities (Notes and Bibliography) Citation, 17th Edition (style guide)

Noah, Trevor, 1984-. Born a Crime: Stories From a South African Childhood Spiegel & Grau, 2016.

MLA Citation, 9th Edition (style guide)

Noah, Trevor. Born a Crime: Stories From a South African Childhood First edition., Spiegel & Grau, 2016.

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