Born a crime : stories from a South African childhood
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New York : Spiegel & Grau, 2016.
Edition
First edition.
Physical Desc
x, 282 pages ; 25 cm
Status
Round Rock Public Library - Adult (2nd floor)  1 available
NF 927.91 NOAH 2016

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Format
Book
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 (style guide)

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

Chicago / Turabian - Author Date Citation (style guide)

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

Chicago / Turabian - Humanities Citation (style guide)

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

MLA Citation (style guide)

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

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