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Educated - Tara Westover
Educated
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An unforgettable memoir in the tradition of The Glass Castle about a young girl who, kept out of school, leaves her survivalist family and goes on to earn a PhD from Cambridge UniversityTara Westover was seventeen the first time she set foot in a classroom. Born to survivalists in the mountains... show more
An unforgettable memoir in the tradition of The Glass Castle about a young girl who, kept out of school, leaves her survivalist family and goes on to earn a PhD from Cambridge UniversityTara Westover was seventeen the first time she set foot in a classroom. Born to survivalists in the mountains of Idaho, she prepared for the end of the world by stockpiling home-canned peac
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Format: Hardcover
ISBN: 9780399590504 (399590501)
ASIN: 399590501
Publisher: Random House
Pages no: 352
Edition language: English
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TeaStitchRead
TeaStitchRead rated it
1.5 Not Worth the Hype
Title: Educated: A Memoir Author: Tara Westover Publish Date: February 20, 2018 Publisher: Random House Format: Hardcover Page Count: 334 pages Source: Library Date Read: February 16-18, 2020 Review I had no intention of reading this book on my own; it was my IRL book club pick. I read the glowi...
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5.0 Review of Educated by Tara Westover
This book was not what I expected. What a powerful story that at times was challenging to read. Without giving anything away, I thought this would be a memoir about a tough childhood that the author overcame but it was so much more than that typical story. It is a deep psychological self-examinat...
Kaethe
Kaethe rated it
5.0 Educated by Tara Westover
This is the most suspenceful and the most terrifying book I will read all year. I thought I was going to read a book about how a kid with no education managed to acquire one, and there is some of that. But mostly this is a book about an ongoing true crime, even if no one ever frames it that way. W...
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5.0 EDUCATED: A MEMOIR by Tara Westover
Tara was raised on an isolated farm in Idaho. There she was homeschooled on occasion by her mother. Her dad has issues and was working on living off the grid. He supported the family by scrapping and building contracting. Her mother was a midwife and essential oil/homeopathy healer. When Tara was 16...
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4.0 Educated / Tara Westover
Tara Westover was 17 the first time she set foot in a classroom. Born to survivalists in the mountains of Idaho, she prepared for the end of the world by stockpiling home-canned peaches and sleeping with her "head-for-the-hills bag". In the summer she stewed herbs for her mother, a midwife and heale...
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