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Born a Crime

Stories from a South African Childhood
in: Memoirs

The memoir recounts the author's experiences growing up as a mixed-race child during the final years of apartheid in South Africa, highlighting the challenges and absurdities of his life under a racially stratified system. It delves into his relationship with his formidable mother, their struggles and adventures, and the impact of apartheid on their lives.

Key points:

1. Apartheid Impact: The book delves into South Africa's apartheid era, highlighting racial discrimination. Noah's mixed-race birth, considered a crime, illuminates apartheid's harsh realities and the fight for equality.

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