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Trevor Noah

Stories from a South African Childhood

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    You’ve almost certainly heard of the world-famous South African comedian Trevor Noah. Maybe you know him as host of The Daily Show. Or perhaps you’ve seen some of his stand-up comedy, where he’s known for his uncanny impressions, his impressive knack for languages, and the ability to make painful anecdotes hilarious. 

    What you might not know is that he had quite the extraordinary upbringing in South Africa – and that he overcame great odds to achieve his fame. At the center of his story is the love and strength he received from his unforgettable mother.

    Settle in, and get cozy. This one’s a heart-warmer!

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    What is Bedtime Biography: Born a Crime about?

    Narrated by Valeri Ross

    Music by Federico Coderoni 

    Born a Crime (2016) is about comedian and television host Trevor Noah's childhood and adolescence in apartheid-era and post-apartheid South Africa. A child of mixed heritage, Born a Crime details the challenges Noah faced and the social paradoxes that existed as he was growing up.

    Who should read Bedtime Biography: Born a Crime?

    • Trevor Noah fans
    • Those interested in life during and after apartheid in South Africa
    • Anyone after an inspiring personal story

    About the Author

    Trevor Noah is a world-renowned South African comedian, as well as a radio and television host. He has been hosting the Daily Show since September 2015, and has won numerous prizes, most recently the 2017 MTV Movie & TV Awards for Best Host.

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