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Title:
Born a crime : stories from a South African childhood
Author:
Noah, Trevor, 1984- author.
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Edition:
First edition.
Publication Information:
New York : Spiegel & Grau, 2016.

©2016
Physical Description:
x, 288 pages ; 25 cm
Summary:
"Born a Crime is the story of a mischievous young boy who grows into a restless young man as he struggles to find himself in a world where he was never supposed to exist. It is also the story of that young man's relationship with his fearless, rebellious, and fervently religious mother--his teammate, a woman determined to save her son from the cycle of poverty, violence, and abuse that would ultimately threaten her own life. "--Excerpt from book jacket.
Language:
English
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 eduction 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 life.
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ISBN:
9780399588174

9780399590443
Format :
Book