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Born a Crime - Not for Grown-Ups! (Paperback, Young Readers Edition)

Trevor Noah

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Adapted for younger readers from Born a Crime: And Other Stories- the #1 South African and New York Times bestseller

‘If my mother had one goal, it was to free my mind. My mother spoke to me like an adult. She was big into Psalms. I had to read Psalms every day. She would quiz me on it. “What does the passage mean? What does it mean to you? How do you apply it to your life:” That was every day of my life. My mom did what the school didn’t. She taught me how to think.

In Born a Crime, Trevor Noah shares his remarkable story of growing up in South Africa with a black South African mother and a white European father at a time when it was against the law for a mixed-race child to exist. But he did exist and from the beginning, the often-misbehaved Trevor used his quick wits and humour to navigate a harsh life.

This edition of Trevor’s fascinating memoir blends drama, comedy and tragedy to depict the day-to-day trials that turned a mischievous young boy into a restless young man. Against all the odds, and supported his mom’s unwavering love and indomitable will, Trevor overcame many obstacles and created a promising future for himself.

Born a Crime provides a fascinating and honest perspective on South Africa’s racial history and it will also inspire readers looking to improve their own lives.

TREVOR NOAH is a much-loved South African comedian, who is currently the host of The Daily Show.

General

Imprint: Pan Macmillan South Africa
Country of origin: South Africa
Release date: April 2019
Authors: Trevor Noah
Dimensions: 236 x 155 x 28mm (L x W x T)
Format: Paperback - Trade
Edition: Young Readers Edition
ISBN-13: 978-1-77010-659-8
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LSN: 1-77010-659-6
Barcode: 9781770106598

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A must read! This book has inspired me!

Fri, 14 Jun 2019 | Review by: Thulelah Blessing T

This book is a must read! I love the fact that it is so real - I was so disgusted about the poo stuff though but I found it extremely funny. It's an exhilarating story of a person who could not be a 'proper' human being because of the apartheid system. Can you imagine living a life of not belonging because of the colour of your skin. White people were privileged and still are in SA and Trevor was white but had no privileges instead he lived a life of a slave as a child. Had it not been for his mother he probably would have struggled until he died. His mother could have gotten into so much trouble for the risks she took just so she can provide Trevor with the freedom he needed. I would recommend it to everyone, young, old, black, white. There's so much to learn from it. It's made me appreciate life more and to stop complaining.

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