A white Johannesburg suburb where well-off families live behind walls and barbed wire. Trevor moves into a house there with Patricia and Abel and lives there throughout high school (after which he moves down the street and his mother stays in the area for many years). He is “the only black kid” besides the children of white families’ maids and feels socially isolated.
Highlands North Term Timeline in Born a Crime
The timeline below shows where the term Highlands North appears in Born a Crime. The colored dots and icons indicate which themes are associated with that appearance.