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Born a Crime is the deeply personal story of what has shaped Trevor Noah South African comedian and host of the Daily Show An astonishing memoir that details growing up in the midst of a crumbling apartheid it illuminates his uniue vantage point and how it prepared him for a life in the public eye This is a sharply humorous engaging and unforgettable record of Noah's life and at its heart a love letter to his remarkable motherThe compelling inspiring often comic coming of age story of Trevor Noah set during the twilight of apartheid and the tumultuous days of freedom that followedOne of the comedy world's brightest new voices Trevor Noah is a light footed but sharp minded observer of the absurdities of politics race and identity sharing jokes and insights drawn from the wealth of experience acuired in his relatively young life As host of the US hit show The Daily Show with Trevor Noah he provides viewers around the globe with their nightly dose of biting satire but here Noah turns his focus inward giving listeners a deeply personal heartfelt and humorous look at the world that shaped himNoah was born a crime son of 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 first 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 take him awayA collection of 18 personal stories Born a Crime tells the story of a mischievous young boy growing into a restless young man as he struggles to find his place in a world where he was never supposed to exist Born a Crime is eually the story of that young man's fearless rebellious and fervently religious mother a woman determined to save her son from the cycle of poverty violence and abuse that ultimately threatens her own lifeWhether 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 Noah illuminates his curious world with incisive wit and unflinching honesty His stories weave together to form a personal portrait of an unlikely childhood in a dangerous time as moving and unforgettable as the very best memoirs and as funny as Noah's own hilarious stand up Born a Crime is a must listenBorn a Crime is the deeply personal story of what has shaped Trevor Noah South African comedian and host of the Daily Show An astonishing memoir that details growing up in the midst of a crumbling apartheid it illuminates his uniue vantage point and how it prepared him for a life in the public eye This is a sharply humorous engaging and unforgettable record of Noah's life and at its heart a love letter to his remarkable motherThe compelling inspiring often comic coming of age story of Trevor Noah set during the twilight of apartheid and the tumultuous days of freedom that followedOne of the comedy world's brightest new voices Trevor Noah is a light footed but sharp minded observer of the absurdities of politics race and identity sharing jokes and insights drawn from the wealth of experience acuired in his relatively young life As host of the US hit show The Daily Show with Trevor Noah he provides viewers around the globe with their nightly dose of biting satire but here Noah turns his focus inward giving listeners a deeply personal heartfelt and humorous look at the world that shaped himNoah was born a crime son of 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 first 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 take him awayA collection of 18 personal stories Born a Crime tells the story of a mischievous young boy growing into a restless young man as he struggles to find his place in a world where he was never supposed to exist Born a Crime is eually the story of that young man's fearless rebellious and fervently religious mother a woman determined to save her son from the cycle of poverty violence and abuse that ultimately threatens her own lifeWhether 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 Noah illuminates his curious world with incisive wit and unflinching honesty His stories weave together to form a personal portrait of an unlikely childhood in a dangerous time as moving and unforgettable as the very best memoirs and as funny as Noah's own hilarious stand up Born a Crime is a must listenBorn a Crime is the deeply personal story of what has shaped Trevor Noah South African comedian and host of the Daily Show An astonishing memoir that details growing up in the midst of a crumbling apartheid it illuminates his uniue vantage point and how it prepared him for a life in the public eye This is a sharply humorous engaging and unforgettable record of Noah's life and at its heart a love letter to his remarkable motherThe compelling inspiring often comic coming of age story of Trevor Noah set during the twilight of apartheid and the tumultuous days of freedom that followedOne of the comedy world's brightest new voices Trevor Noah is a light footed but sharp minded observer of the absurdities of politics race and identity sharing jokes and insights drawn from the wealth of experience acuired in his relatively young life As host of the US hit show The Daily Show with Trevor Noah he provides viewers around the globe with their nightly dose of biting satire but here Noah turns his focus inward giving listeners a deeply personal heartfelt and humorous look at the world that shaped himNoah was born a crime son of 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 first 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 take him awayA collection of 18 personal stories Born a Crime tells the story of a mischievous young boy growing into a restless young man as he struggles to find his place in a world where he was never supposed to exist Born a Crime is eually the story of that young man's fearless rebellious and fervently religious mother a woman determined to save her son from the cycle of poverty violence and abuse that ultimately threatens her own lifeWhether 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 Noah illuminates his curious world with incisive wit and unflinching honesty His stories weave together to form a personal portrait of an unlikely childhood in a dangerous time as moving and unforgettable as the very best memoirs and as funny as Noah's own hilarious stand up Born a Crime is a must listen