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Born a Crime

Stories from a South African Childhood

by Trevor Noah

Hardcover, 224 pages, Random House Inc, List Price: $28 |

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The host of The Daily Show With Trevor Noah traces his wild coming of age during the twilight of apartheid in South Africa and the tumultuous days of freedom that followed, offering insight into the farcical aspects of the political and social systems of today's world.

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Trevor Noah Says He Grew Up 'In The Shadow Of A Giant' (His Mom)

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'Daily Show' Host Writes About Growing Up Biracial In South Africa

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