Born a crime : stories from a South African childhood
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Format
Book
Edition
First edition.
Physical Desc
x, 288 pages ; 25 cm
Language
English
UPC
9780399588174, 99971793695
Accelerated Reader
UG
Level 5.4, 13 Points
Lexile code
HL
Lexile measure
770

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Noah's path from apartheid South Africa to the desk of The Daily Show began with a criminal act: his birth. Born to a white Swiss father and a black Xhosa mother, at the time such a union was punishable by five years in prison. As he struggles to find himself in a world where he was never supposed to exist, his mother is determined to save her son from the cycle of poverty, violence, and abuse that would ultimately threaten her own life. With an incisive wit and unflinching honesty, Noah weaves together a moving yet funny portrait of a boy making his way through a damaged world in a dangerous time. -- Adapted from publisher.
Target Audience
HL770L,Lexile
Study Program Information
Accelerated Reader AR,UG,5.4,13,195413.
Awards
2019 Lincoln Award Nominee

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APA Citation, 7th Edition (style guide)

Noah, T. (2016). Born a crime: stories from a South African childhood (First edition.). Spiegel & Grau.

Chicago / Turabian - Author Date Citation, 17th Edition (style guide)

Noah, Trevor, 1984-. 2016. Born a Crime: Stories From a South African Childhood. New York: Spiegel & Grau.

Chicago / Turabian - Humanities (Notes and Bibliography) Citation, 17th Edition (style guide)

Noah, Trevor, 1984-. Born a Crime: Stories From a South African Childhood New York: Spiegel & Grau, 2016.

MLA Citation, 9th Edition (style guide)

Noah, Trevor. Born a Crime: Stories From a South African Childhood First edition., Spiegel & Grau, 2016.

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