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

Born a crime : stories from a South African childhood, 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
Trevor Noah
Title variation
Stories from a South African childhood
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
Summary
Trevor Noah, host of The Daily Show, 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 like him to exist. In a country where racism barred blacks from social, educational, and economic opportunity, Trevor surmounted staggering obstacles and created a promising future for himself, thanks to his mother's unwavering love and indomitable will.
Storyline
Tone
Writing style
Award
  • Booklist Editors' Choice, 2016
  • Booklist Editors' Choice: Adult Books for Young Adults, 2016.
  • New York Times Notable Book, 2017
  • Thurber Prize for American Humor, 2017.
Biography type
autobiography
http://library.link/vocab/ext/novelist/bookUI
10535050
Cataloging source
TEFOD
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1984-
http://library.link/vocab/creatorName
Noah, Trevor
Dewey number
791.4502/8092
Index
no index present
LC call number
PN2287.N557
LC item number
A3 2016eb
http://library.link/vocab/ext/novelist/lexile
770
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
dictionaries
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True
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  • Noah, Trevor
  • Comedians
  • Comedians
  • Television personalities
  • BIOGRAPHY & AUTOBIOGRAPHY / Personal Memoirs
  • HUMOR / Form / Essays
  • PERFORMING ARTS / Comedy
  • BIOGRAPHY & AUTOBIOGRAPHY / Entertainment & Performing Arts
  • PERFORMING ARTS / Reference
Target audience
adult
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stories from a South African childhood
Label
Born a crime : stories from a South African childhood, Trevor Noah
Link
Instantiates
Publication
Antecedent source
unknown
Carrier category
online resource
Carrier category code
  • cr
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier.
Color
multicolored
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
ocn962855272
Dimensions
unknown
Edition
First edition.
Extent
1 online resource (x, 288 pages)
File format
unknown
Form of item
online
Isbn
9780399588181
Level of compression
unknown
Media category
computer
Media MARC source
rdamedia.
Media type code
  • c
Quality assurance targets
not applicable
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unknown
Sound
unknown sound
Specific material designation
remote
Stock number
D59C14E6-B3A4-4795-ABDE-B363590EBB3B
Label
Born a crime : stories from a South African childhood, Trevor Noah
Link
Publication
Antecedent source
unknown
Carrier category
online resource
Carrier category code
  • cr
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier.
Color
multicolored
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
ocn962855272
Dimensions
unknown
Edition
First edition.
Extent
1 online resource (x, 288 pages)
File format
unknown
Form of item
online
Isbn
9780399588181
Level of compression
unknown
Media category
computer
Media MARC source
rdamedia.
Media type code
  • c
Quality assurance targets
not applicable
Reformatting quality
unknown
Sound
unknown sound
Specific material designation
remote
Stock number
D59C14E6-B3A4-4795-ABDE-B363590EBB3B

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