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Library Book Club: Born a Crime by Trevor Noah

October 10, 2018 @ 6:00 pm - 7:30 pm

Book club Born A Crime by Trevor Noah

The compelling, inspiring, and comically sublime New York Times bestseller about one man’s coming-of-age, set during the twilight of apartheid and the tumultuous days of freedom that followed. 

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.    Source Penguin Random House

 Even Bill Gates read Trevor Noah’s memoir ….”Reading Noah’s memoir, Born a Crime I quickly learned how Noah’s outsider approach has been honed over a lifetime of never quite fitting in. Born to a black South African mother and a white Swiss father in apartheid South Africa, he entered the world as a biracial child in a country where mixed race relationships were forbidden. Noah was not just a misfit, he was (as the title says) “born a crime.”

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Date:
October 10, 2018
Time:
6:00 pm - 7:30 pm
Event Category:

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Oahu – Waianae
85-625 Farrington Hwy
Waiʻanae, HI 96792 United States
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Phone:
808-697-7868

Island

Oahu

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